Senators Stabenow, Levin Announce Support for Canton Township Fire DepartmentWednesday, September 03, 2014
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin today announced support for the Canton Township Fire Department to improve operations and safety. This $339,300 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
"Today's announcement is great news for the Canton Township Fire Department and Michigan families," said Stabenow. "Our first responders risk their lives to keep our families safe, and they rely on these resources to do their jobs safely."
"Every day, first responders in Canton Township stand ready to protect lives and property in their community," said Levin. "This grant will support these brave firefighters and EMTs in their difficult and dangerous work."
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant program is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These competitive grants will help fund professional training programs, update equipment and facilities, and provide new supplies to help first-responders handle hazards efficiently and effectively. More information about the grant can be found at http://www.fema.gov/welcome-assistance-firefighters-grant-program.