Rep. Lipinski Announces Grant for Burbank Fire Department
Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that the Burbank Fire Department has been awarded a grant through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. Burbank will receive $218,773 to help purchase 33 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) devices, 52 accountability systems, and 19 additional face pieces.
“Our first responders play a critical role in keeping our communities safe,” said Rep. Lipinski. “Providing them with the equipment they need to do their jobs is one of my highest priorities. I’m proud to announce this grant that will improve safety at the Burbank Fire Department, providing better service to area residents and businesses.”
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant program provides needed federal funds to fire departments and emergency medical service organizations in order to improve the response capabilities of our nation's first responders and the safety of our communities.
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