Safety Grants Awarded to 10 AZ Fire Departments Featured

Senator Sinema - Press Release August 06, 2020 498


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  • The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program ensures Arizona Firefighters have resources they need during COVID-19
  • $2.6 million was awarded to 10 fire departments in Arizona
  • Senator Sinema secured 7500 masks and acrylic shields for the PFA earlier in the year
  • Sinema is a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee


Safety Grants Awarded to 10 Arizona Fire Departments

WASHINGTON – Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema, a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded more than $2.6 million to 10 Arizona fire departments.
“Today’s safety grants ensure Arizona’s firefighters have the resources needed to do their jobs safely during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic while protecting Arizona families,” said Sinema.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program helps firefighters and other first responders obtain critically needed resources to protect public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards. The award recipients are from the cities of: Forest Lakes, Mohave Valley, Globe, Flagstaff, Mesa, Claypool, Morristown, Mount Lemmon, Prescott, and Phoenix.
At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Sinema secured 7,500 masks and 7,500 acrylic shields for the Professional Firefighters of Arizona through the IRONMAN Foundation’s Operation IRONAID Face Masks in partnership with Framebridge.

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