Government and Politics
September 24, 2022
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (MI) and Debbie Stabenow (MI) announced that the City of Belleville will receive a $466,666 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program – and will help the city purchase a new fire engine to replace its current engine, which is outdated.
“It’s important that our fire departments have the resources to acquire first-rate safety equipment and vehicles to continue serving their communities effectively,” said Senator Peters, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. “This grant will help the City of Belleville purchase a new fire engine needed by firefighters to quickly and safely respond to emergencies.”
“Our firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our families, homes, and communities,” said Senator Stabenow. “These new resources will help the city purchase a new fire engine to keep our first responders and the public safe.”
More information about these grants can be found at: https://www.fema.gov/grants/preparedness/firefighters.