Grant awarded

Grant awarded

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2008 10:06 pm

The Hornbeak Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a grant from the Department of Homeland Security, Congressman John Tanner announced. The $16,245 federal grant is available through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. It will be used to improve operations and safety, Tanner said. “Our firefighters are instrumental in protecting our communities, and it is important that we provide these men and women with the tools they need to do their jobs safely,” he said. “Providing our first responders with the resources they need is also a strong message of appreciation for the hard work they do.” Published in The Messenger 7.18.08

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