Several Local Fire Department Recipients Of Federal FEMA Funding

Kiantone Fire Department. File image by Justin Gould/WNYNewsNow.

KIANTONE – Four area fire department will soon receive federal funding for new gear and training.

U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday over $11,000 in FEMA funding will be allocated to 90 different departments across New York.

Locally, the Kiantone Independent Fire Department will receive $108,133, the Village of Fredonia $220,000, Frewsburg Fire Co. $108,095 and Forestville Fire Department $34,761.

The Senators say the funds can be used to pay for additional training, supplies and/or buy protective gear.


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