Jun 25, 2014 6:06 PM
The U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program will award a total of $122,864 to the Amelia Volunteer Fire Department and to the Baskin Fire Department to improve the quality of the area's operations and safety.
The funds from these grants will be used to improve the safety of the public and first-responder personnel. This grant will fund professional training programs, critical equipment, improvements to facilities, and other firefighting supplies.
The Amelia Volunteer Fire Department will receive $96,976. The Baskin Fire Department will receive $25,888.