FALCONER —The Falconer Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a federal grant of $125,238, according to Congressman Tom Reed.
Reed announced the grant Thursday through the Assistance to Firefighters program.
In addition, the City of Dunkirk Fire Department will receive $155,304.76.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grants program is administered by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency alongside the U.S. Fire Administration.
“We recognize the services firefighters carry out every day to keep us safe and secure. Given the important role firefighters play in our communities, we care about making sure our fire departments have fair access to the resources they need,” said Reed. “These grants are crucial to our local fire departments and we were proud to fight for these funds.”
For more information on the Assistance to Fire Fighters grants program visit: fema.gov.