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Posted on: September 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] East Longmeadow Fire Department Receives Grant Award

The East Longmeadow Fire Department is pleased to announce that they are the recipient of the Federal Emergency Management Administration’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) award in the amount of $33,805.71 for vehicle extrication equipment.The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service organizations.

The East Longmeadow Fire Department will replace its existing vehicle extrication equipment with the newest design available. This includes tools powered by battery and available for immediate use with no required set up. The department plans on having the new equipment in service by the end of the year.

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