Fire departments in 8 communities getting $1.3M
Updated: Thursday, April 11 2013, 07:37 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Fire departments in eight Michigan communities are expected to get more than $1.3 million in federal grants to help with vehicle purchases and operations costs.
The grants from a Federal Emergency Management Agency program were announced Thursday by U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan.
The Albion Department of Public Safety is getting $950,000; the Grayling Fire Department is getting $38,000; the Rogers City Area Fire Department Authority is getting about $96,000; and the Hartland Deerfield Fire Authority is getting about $51,000.
The Mellen Township Fire Department is getting about $29,000; the Melvindale Fire Department is getting about $48,000; Grand Haven Township Fire and Rescue is getting about $55,000; and the Marengo Township Fire Department is getting about $52,000.