Four local fire departments were awarded federal grants Tuesday, but one of them isn’t sure it will accept the money.
Bazetta Fire Department will receive $83,508 and Austintown Fire Department will receive $85,655 through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Salem and Boardman fire departments will receive $301,648 and $334,646, respectively, in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.
The funds were awarded through the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Program.
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