Barrar Encourages Fire, Ambulance Companies to Apply for State Grants
HARRISBURG – Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware) encourages fire companies and volunteer ambulance services throughout the 160th District to submit an application for the 2015-16 Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.

Grants may be used for construction or renovation of a unit’s station, the purchase or repair of equipment, training or debt reduction. The maximum grant amount is $15,000 for fire companies and $10,000 for volunteer ambulance services. A total of $30 million will be awarded through the program.

Eligible organizations may apply for grant funding for a combination of up to two projects in the following categories: facilities, equipment, debt reduction and training.

The application period will close on Oct. 22, and the program is funded through state gaming proceeds.

For complete grant guidelines or to apply, visit and click on “Fire and EMS Company Grants.”

Representative Stephen E. Barrar
160th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact: Alison Evans
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