[10/24/16] Manson District Making Good Use Of Federal Grant Funding
Chelan County Fire District 5- the Manson Volunteer Fire Department– is ready to try their hand at another cycle of FEMA funding- called the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
In 2013, the district was awarded roughly $250 thousand to replace an aged water truck- which has been in service now for one year.
In August of this year, the district was awarded another $130 thousand to replace their Self Contained Breathing Apparatus.
Now, Fire Chief, Arnold Baker, says the district is turning their attention to the next round of funding…
102416 Fire Grant :33 “… together another application.”
The Assistance to Firefighters grants represent a major effort by the federal government to ensure the nation’s firefighters continue to have the basic capability they require to do their jobs, improve safety and save lives.