Shea-Porter Announces More Than $250,000 for First District Fire Departments

Washington, D.C.  – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the New Hampton Fire Department will receive $188,794 and the New Durham Fire Department will receive $64,600 through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program. These grants are provided by the Department of Homeland Security to improve safety for firefighters and to update facilities and resources.

Breakdown of funding is as follows:

-New Hampton Fire Department: $188,794 for training and for protective equipment for firefighters

-New Durham Fire Department: $64,600 for a light tower for  a rescue vehicle, a power stretcher for an ambulance, and an exhaust evacuation system for the station