Fire District 1 awarded grant for safety equipment

Jan 13, 2022

Fire District No. 1 has been awarded a $19,000 state grant, Fire Chief Peter Andrade announced.

According to Andrade, the funding, provided by the Department of Fire Services Fiscal Year 2021 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Program, will be used by the department to buy new turnout gear for its members.

“This is a continued effort by the District 1 staff to provide the very best equipment to our members and reduce the cost burden on the taxpayers of District 1,” the chief said.