Stabenow, Peters Applaud Fire Prevention Support for the City of Mt. Morris Fire Department

Friday, September 02, 2016

U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters applauded support for the City of Mt. Morris Fire Department from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Fire Prevention & Safety program. The City of Mt. Morris Fire Department will receive $51,363 for fire prevention projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards.

“Our firefighters in Mt. Morris put their lives on the line to protect our families and homes,” said Senator Stabenow. “Prevention is key and these resources will help save lives and the treasured possessions of so many families.”

“It is essential that both first responders and the communities they serve have the necessary resources to protect themselves during an emergency,” Senator Peters said. “This funding will help ensure that firefighters in Mt. Morris can continue promoting life-saving fire prevention efforts and public safety projects.”

The Fire Prevention & Safety program is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These competitive grants enhance public safety through activities such as fire prevention education and awareness. More information about these grants can be found here.