Fire and Emergency Medical Services Grants Announced, Says Barrar
1/23/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Stephen E. Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) announced today that grants have been awarded to fire and emergency medical services companies statewide, including several in the 160th District.

The grants, which are being awarded through the 2014-15 Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, may be used for construction or renovation of a unit’s station, the purchase or repair of equipment, training or debt reduction. The program is funded solely from state gaming proceeds.

“As the chair of the Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, I understand how vital it is that our fire departments and emergency medical services programs have adequate funding,” Barrar said. “I am pleased that fire companies and volunteer ambulance service companies in the 160th District will receive grants totaling more than $127,000, which will assist them in serving our communities.”

They are as follows:
• Bethel Township Hose Co. No. 1 Fire Co. – $13,453
• Boothwyn Fire Co. No. 1 – $12,899
• Boothwyn Fire Co. No. 1 Emergency Medical Services – $7,072
• Concordville Fire and Protective Association Fire Co. – $14,284
• Concordville Fire and Protective Association Emergency Medical Services – $7,444
• Kennett Fire Co. No. 1 Fire Co. – $14,284
• Kennett Fire Co. No. 1 Emergency Medical Services – $7,444
• Longwood Fire Co. – $14,284
• Longwood Emergency Medical Services – $7,444
• Ogden Fire Co. No. 1 Fire Co. – $14,284
• Reliance Hook and Ladder Volunteer Fire Co. – $14,284

To see the complete list of grants, click here.

Representative Stephen E. Barrar
160th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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