Clinton firefighters get $166K federal grant

Clinton firefighters get $166K federal grant

By:  Staff
NJ Advance Media

Firefighters here are getting $166,763 in federal funds, U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced on Thursday.

Clinton is one of two departments being awarded a combined $238,573 federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) to improve safety and operations. Harrison Fire Department in Hudson County is the other recipient.

The AFG program is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

"This grant will help ensure our firefighters have the tools they need to protect themselves and keep their residents and communities safe," said Menendez. "There is no more selfless job than that of a firefighter and investing in them is an investment in our own safety and the safety of our families."

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