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Rep. Lipinski Announces Grant for Burbank Fire Department

09/28/2015

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that the Burbank Fire Department has been awarded $52,000 through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.  The grant will be used to help purchase 46 new protective coats and pants for firefighters. 

“Federal funding is needed to meet the increased demands being placed on our nation's first responders,” said Rep. Lipinski.  “They put their lives on the line for us each and every day, so I want to do all that I can to fully support their important mission and safety.  This federal assistance will provide equipment that will help these men and women do the best possible job.”

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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