Boehlert announces $150,000 in grants for fire departments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-New Hartford) has announced $155,007 in federal grants for local fire departments from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Domestic Preparedness (ODP), in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.  The funds will be used for fire prevention and safety operations, which may include: public education and awareness activities; fire code enforcement, fire inspector certifications; purchase and installation of smoke alarms and fire suppression systems; and arson prevention and detection devices.

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