Jersey Village Fire Department gets $111,578 grant for training, equipment
Recently it was announced that the Jersey Village Fire Department will receive a grant of $111,578 to support firefighters and their work as first responders.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) made the announcement, saying that the funding will be used for training and support operations and to purchase firefighter safety and rescue equipment.
“This funding will help make sure first responders at the Jersey Village Fire Department will have the resources necessary to keep the surrounding community safe,” Sen. Cornyn said. “We have a responsibility to support those working on the front lines every day to protect families, homes and property.”
The grant comes through the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration. It aims to enhance first responders' ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of first-responder personnel, with respect to fire-related hazards.
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