W. Mich. fire departments receive federal grants

KENT COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Two West Michigan fire departments will receive more than $200,000 to improve fire prevention.

Nearly $175,000 will go to the Grand Rapids Charter Township Fire Department, and more than $25,000 will go to the Rockford Department of Public Safety.

The grants were announced Wednesday by Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin, of Michigan, and they come from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.