firefighters grant 300EARLINGTON, Ky. (3/14/13) – U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, (KY-01), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, today announced that Earlington Fire Department in Hopkins County has received a $392,909 Operations and Safety funding grant under the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
 
“Firefighting grants help ensure that our first responders have the resources they need to serve our communities,” stated Whitfield. “I congratulate Earlington Fire Department for receiving this award.”
 
The purpose of the AFG is to award grants directly to fire departments and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) organizations 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.
 
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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 10252

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 5679

Alleged Burglar Calls 911 to Report Fire

by SurfKY News
August 22, 2015 4827

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 4775

UPDATE: Four Dead, Two Survive Boating Accident

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 3700

MPD Coducting Sobriety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 14041

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 10252

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 26, 2015 1950

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1560

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1209

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 26, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 1119

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1067

Hanson Agrees to Take Compensating Rate on Tax…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 1003

KSP Seeking Information to Assist 'Slasher'…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 971

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 839

Legislators Preview Election 2015

by KET
August 26, 2015 622

Two Chicago Men Indicted for Multi-State Cargo…

by SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 612

UPDATE - Missing Juvenile Found

by SurfKY News