vol fire fighter 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/20/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that Richland Volunteer Fire Department in Hopkins County is a recipient of an Operations and Safety funding grant secured under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
 
“It’s so important that first responders have the resources they need to serve our communities,” stated Whitfield. “I congratulate Richland Volunteer Fire Department receiving this award.”
 
Richland Volunteer Fire Department will receive $546,365.00 in funding. The purpose of the AFG is to award grants directly to fire departments and Emergency Medical Services organizations (EMS) that are unaffiliated with a hospital to enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of first-responder personnel. Using a competitive process that is overseen by fire service subject matter experts, grants are awarded to applicants whose requests best address the priorities of the AFG program.
 
More information can be found on the web at http://www.fema.gov/firegrants.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Chris Pack
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

1 DOW 17,596.35
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 2,057.64
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,958.47
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

June 24, 2015 44363

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5184

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4262

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3158

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3104

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44363

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 10920

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3158

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2182

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2116

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1436

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1374

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 675

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 567

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 526

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 394

It's a Different Day in America

by Glenn Mollette
June 29, 2015 392

Muhlenberg Career HSD Principal Announces…

by Karen Robinson