Senators Stabenow and Peters Announce Over $780,000 for Beaver Creek Area Fire DepartmentsTuesday, September 05, 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Gary Peters (MI) today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will award Beaver Creek Township $784,034 to purchase self-contained breathing apparatuses for several fire departments in the region. The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.
“Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities,” said Senator Stabenow. “These new resources will help keep the public safe and give our first responders the equipment they need to do their jobs more safely and effectively.”
“Firefighters play an essential role in our communities and work tirelessly to protect Michiganders’ lives and property,” said Senator Peters. “This funding will ensure that fire departments have the federal resources they need to keep our communities safe and to do their jobs safely and effectively.”
More information about this grants can be found at: https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/firefighters.
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