Brockton Fire Department Awarded 2012 Jensen Grant

04/19/2012
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has named the Brockton Fire Department of Massachusetts as the recipient of the 2012 Rolf H. Jensen Memorial Public Education Grant. The $5,000 grant will support the department's fire and life safety public education initiative in high-rise housing, called the "High-Rise Apartment Safety and Emergency Preparedness Program." NFPA awards this grant annually to support a community-wide fire and life safety education program or campaign. In 2011, Brockton Fire Department responded to 21,277 incidents and 1,180 of these occurred at the same five high-rise properties. The fire department will team up with the Brockton Housing Authorit...

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