Volunteer fire departments will share $11.3 million in grants


Saturday, November 13th 2004, 10:57 am
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Two volunteer fire departments will share $11.3 million in grants aimed at ensuring firefighters have needed resources, the Department of Homeland Security announced.

Clayton Volunteer Fire Department and Fletcher Fire Department received two of 157 assistance grants from the Fiscal Year 2004 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

Fletcher received $52,343, while Clayton got $36,720, the agency said Friday.

The program is administered by the department's Office for Domestic Preparedness in cooperation with the U.S Fire Administration.

USFA is a division of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which is part of the Department of Homeland Security.