Shea-Porter Announces More Than $100,000 for First District Fire Departments

WASHINGTON, DC  — Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter today announced that the Brentwood Fire Department, the Kingston Fire Department, and the Bartlett Fire Department will receive a combined $102,475 in grant funding.  The grants for the Brentwood and Kingston Fire Departments are through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.  The Bartlett Fire Department grant is through the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development program.      

A breakdown of these funds is as follows:

-Brentwood Fire Department: $54,156 for fire hoses and appliances

-Kingston Fire Department: $33,119 for communications gear

-Bartlett Fire Department: $15,200 for a new Chief’s fire truck