Schumer supports Norwich fire truck bid

NORWICH – The City of Norwich is getting closer to acquiring a new fire truck and now has a powerful federal ally rallying to their cause.



U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer wrote the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, supporting the Norwich Fire Department’s application for funding under the 2007 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program that would go toward the purchase of a new fire truck and new equipment.

Norwich Fire Captain Tim Christophersen said, “We need another truck, we need one badly.”


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