Senators Stabenow, Peters Announce Support for Oxford Fire Department

Monday, September 18, 2017

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced that Oxford Fire Department will receive $333,706 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program for staffing.

"Our firefighters and first responders put their lives on the line every day to protect our families, homes, and communities," said Senator Stabenow. "These resources will help Oxford Fire Department make sure there is always someone there to answer the call in an emergency."

“Michigan residents rely on the safety and emergency response that our brave firefighters provide,” said Senator Gary Peters. “I am proud to announce this funding that will ensure the Oxford Fire Department continues to have well-trained firefighters and first responders on-call to protect the community.”

Eligible fire departments in Michigan and across the country can apply for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grants. These competitive grants provide money to guarantee departments are appropriately staffed with qualified professional and volunteer firefighters. More information about the grant can be found at