Helmetta Fire Department awarded federal grant money

Helmetta Fire Department awarded federal grant money


By:  Staff
My Central Jersey


U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, both D-N.J., announced Wednesday a combined $814,648 in federal Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) to improve safety and operations in Helmetta, Haddon Township, Brigantine, Galloway Township and Teaneck.

The AFG program is administered by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

“These grants will allow our fire departments to operate more efficiently and ensure our firefighters are properly equipped to protect themselves and keep residents safe,” Menendez said. “We must do everything we can to ensure our first responders have the tools necessary to protect our communities on a daily basis.”

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