Senators Stabenow and Levin Announce Support for Ogemaw Fire Department

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced support for the Ogemaw Fire Department to improve operations and safety. The funding comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Senator Stabenow said: "Our first responders provide critical services to communities like West Branch across Michigan. This support will help make sure that the Ogemaw Fire Department will have the resources it needs to protect the public."

Senator Carl Levin said: "Communities everywhere turn to their fire departments for emergencies large and small. This grant will help provide needed assistance to the firefighters and EMTs of Ogemaw Fire Department who stand ready every day to put their lives on the line for their community."

The Ogemaw Fire Department will receive $21,470. This support will help the fire department with training, equipment and other operational and safety needs.