Five Butler County fire and EMS companies in the 47th Senatorial District were recently awarded state grants, according to Senator Elder Vogel.
The grants, from a program administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner, may be used for construction or renovation of a unit’s station, the purchase or repair of equipment, training or debt reduction
“We owe a debt of gratitude to our firefighters and EMS crews,” Senator Vogel said. “They provide a tremendous and invaluable service to our communities. With these grants, Pennsylvania can show its support for their work and help them buy new equipment or receive essential training.”
The Butler County grant recipients are:
- Harmony Emergency Med., $7,444.
- Portersville Muddycreek Volunteer EMS, $7,444.
- Portersville Muddycreek Township Volunteer Fire Department, $11,459.
- Prospect Volunteer Fire Department, $11,791.
- Zelienople Volunteer Fire Department, $14,284.