Collins, King Advertise Mi Over $3.3…

Collins, King Advertise Mi Over $3.3…

Washington DC – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King introduced that 23 Maine hearth departments and organizations have acquired a complete of $331,791 to improve gear and help employees. This funding was awarded via the Help Grants for Firefighters (AFG) for Fiscal 12 months (FY) 2021 and the Acceptable Employment for Emergency Response (SAFER) Grants for Fiscal 12 months 2021. As a distinguished member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Senator Collins endorses the annual funding of those grant packages Throughout the FEMA funds.

“Firefighters put their lives on the road every single day to guard Maine residents, their houses, and their companies,” Senator Collins and King mentioned in a joint assertion. “This funding will permit Maine firefighters to have up-to-date gear so that they have the very best instruments obtainable to guard themselves as they serve our households and communities.”

Funding is allotted as follows:

  • Bangor Hearth Division Acquired $273,021 to coach paramedics

  • Belgrade Hearth Division Acquired $104,905 to buy a respirator for firefighters

  • Boothbay Harbor Hearth Division Acquired $30,000 to buy a automotive exhaust system

  • Rescue Division of Casco $14,362 acquired to buy check kits appropriate for firefighters’ respiratory kits

  • Clinton Hearth Division Receipt of $62,527 for the acquisition of a respiratory air compressor and filling station

  • Eddington Hearth Division Acquired $26,948 for the acquisition of firefighting hoses and gear

  • Falmouth Hearth EMS Acquired $165,713 to coach firefighters

  • gorham hearth division Acquired $84,000 to buy automobile exhaust programs

  • Grey Hearth Rescue He acquired $18,321 to buy a respiratory air cylinder filling station for the firefighters.

  • Maine Hearth Service Institute in South Portland Acquired $108609 for firefighting gear, transportable radios, and coaching gear.

  • Med-Care Ambulance Service in Mexico Obtain $82,739 to buy transportable radios and transportable repeaters.

  • Auckland Hearth and Rescue Acquired $47,159 for Firefighting Gear and Turnout Gear Dryer

  • Orono Hearth Division Acquired $36,010 to buy a washer and dryer for firefighting gear and $733,956 to rent 3 firefighters

  • Portland Hearth Division $4,009 acquired to buy a hearth station sprinkler system and help a firefighter wellness program

  • Septos Hearth Division Acquired $1,152,792 to rent 4 firefighters

  • Scarborough hearth Division Acquired $65,045 to help firefighter coaching

  • Sanford Hearth Division Acquired $174,545 to help firefighter coaching

  • Sedgwick Hearth Division Volunteer Acquired $40,000 to purchase a respirator for firefighters and an gear dryer

  • Southwest Harbor Tremont Ambulance Service Acquired 32,381 US {dollars} to buy electrical cribs and electrical carry system

  • Swedish Volunteer Hearth Division Obtain $84,706 for the acquisition of transportable and transportable wi-fi units

  • Van Buren Hearth Division Acquired $176,190 to purchase a brush truck

  • Volunteer Hearth Division Wesley $36,171 acquired for buy of car clearance instruments and $203,236 for buy of a brush truck

  • West Gardiner Acquired $295,238 to purchase a dump truck

As co-chair of the Congressional Hearth Providers Caucus, Senator Collins has been a longtime advocate for Maine first responders. And he yearly presides over a bipartisan letter, signed by Senator King, to the Senate Appropriations Committee urging robust funding for the FEMA firefighter grant packages, which she helped create.


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