Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Bloomfield Township Fire Department
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced fire prevention support for the Bloomfield Township Fire Department. The grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
Senator Stabenow said, "In addition to fighting fires and responding to emergencies, fire prevention is an important role of our fire departments. With this grant, the Bloomfield Township Fire Department will be able to continue to ensure that our families stay safe."
Senator Levin said, "Our fire departments aren't just there to respond when emergency strikes; they work every day to prevent emergencies from happening. This grant will help support those important prevention efforts."
The Bloomfield Township Fire Department will receive $57,735.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program - Fire Prevention and Safety Program (FP&S) is intended to support projects that protect from fire-related hazards. More information on the FP&S program can be found at http://www.fema.gov/firegrants/afggrants/index.shtm.