Fire Division Recieves Grant for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

Fire Division Recieves Grant for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
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City of Green Fire Division Receives Grant
to Replace Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

Green, OH – The City of Green Fire Division was recently awarded Assistance to Firefighters Program Grant, administered by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security Assistance for the purchase of 44 self-contained breathing apparatus.  The $240,614 grant requires a 10% local match or $24,061 will be paid by the City of Green for the devices.  

This is the third grant Green Fire has received in the past year for equipment.  Other grants received included:  

  • An $898, 230 grant from the Department of Homeland Security, Assistance to Firefighters Grant, for the purchase of new radios.  The $898,230 regional grant was awarded to the Cities of Green and New Franklin, the Village of Clinton and Coventry Township for the purchase of new P25 Technology radios, which are compatible with all Summit County emergency response agencies.  
  • A $332,579 Local Government Safety Capital Grant through the State of Ohio Development Services Agency was awarded to purchase three MCC-7500 P25 radio dispatch consoles for the City of Green Dispatch Center.   This grant was awarded in conjunction with Coventry Township.  

The Assistance to Firefighters Program Grant, administered by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security, funds projects with the purpose to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org or follow us @Cityofgreen on Twitter or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio

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