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  • Round 1 Awards have been announced

    From Iowa:

    Fire Operations and Fire Safety Grant: Includes training, wellness and fitness, firefighting equipment, personal protective equipment, and modifications to fire stations and facilities.

    Chelsea $22,000

    Clay Township $32,000

    East Peru $14,000

    Oyens $36,000

    Seymour $12,000


    Firefighting Vehicle Grant: Includes pumpers, brush trucks, tankers, rescue, ambulances, quints, aerials, foam units, and fireboats.

    Sabula $86,000


    Fire Prevention Grant: Includes public education and awareness activities, fire codes enforcement activities, fire inspector certifications, purchase and installation of smoke alarms and fire suppression systems, wildland fire mitigation, and arson prevention and detection activities.

    West Burlington $45,000

  • #2
    Good news for Iowa.

    I admire your sources. As of right now, there is no word of award announcements on either Firehouse.com or the FEMA web site.
    Asst. Chief Bill

    International Order of the Fraternal Brotherhood of the Club

    Somewhere in or near north central Creek County, Oklahoma

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    • #3
      From Arkansas
      14 departments are in round 1 , $487,681 total

      FF operations & Safety

      Havana-29,655
      Haskell- 25,893
      Rea ValleyVFD 23,870
      Huntington- 30,206
      Milltown/Washburn VFD 13,968
      Bergman VFA 23,616
      Smyrna VFA- 19,001
      Cove VFD $40,187
      Nella VFD 38,969
      Glenwood VFD- 21,600
      Caddo Gap VFD- 38,016
      Bodcaw VFD- 13,500

      FF vehicles-

      Dover VFD 29,700
      Lawson-Urbana VFD 139,500

      Capt Tyler Sitzer
      Weiner Vol Fire & Rescue Dept
      Weiner, ARK

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      • #4
        The notifications are probably through the various congressional offices. Last year we didn't hear anything from them because we cover 10% of one and 90% of the other. They sent the release to the smaller one, and since most of their area is in city limits, they didn't know what it was all about. Other office had the press release for a week and didn't know either. Hopefully it's because they were busy handling govt business (cough, cough).

        Anyway, congrats to all so far. Hopefully the full list comes out this weekend.

        Doesn't look like a whole lot of money up front. Must be some big $$ ones coming down the pike. Otherwise would have to be handing out more than 7000.

        But anyway, great wins all around. If anyone wants to share successful narratives or if I have yours on my website and it becomes successful, let me know so I can mark it for you.
        www.firegraphics.org/grants.htm

        Brian
        Brian P. Vickers
        www.vickersconsultingservices.com
        Emergency Services Consulting
        Westlake VFD - Houston, TX
        Proud Member IACOJ - Redneck Division

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        • #5
          Yes, this comes from Senator Harkin's website. I found out last year that it was posted on his website several days before firehouse.com and FEMA.

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