Ishpeming Fire Department Receives Grant Funds

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department will be receiving a Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant.

The grant amount is for a total of $25,276.

The 2013 FEMA AFG Grant requires a local match of 5% of the overall cost of the project.

The local 5% match from the City of Ishpeming is $1,263.

A needs assessment determined that new fire hose, including large diameter supply hose was needed to ensure the safety of firefighters and city residents.

The funding will be used to purchase 2400 feet of the upgraded types of fire hose.

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