The Northville Township Fire Department has been awarded a grant of $71,668 as part the federal Department of Homeland Security program.
“Our firefighters in Southeast Michigan put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities,” said U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow in announcing the award. “These new resources will help keep the public safe and give our first responders the equipment they need to do their jobs more safely and effectively.”
“Firefighters in Michigan risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe,” said Sen. GaryPeters, Chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. “These grants will help ensure first responders in Southeast Michigan have additional resources to continue safely and effectively protecting their communities.”
Eligible fire departments and Emergency Medical Services organizations in Michigan and across the country can apply for Assistance to Firefighters Grants. These competitive grants help first responders purchase the equipment and obtain the training needed to handle fire-related hazards.