U.S. Rep. John B. Larson, D-1st District, announced Friday that almost $600,000 in federal money will go to fire departments in East Windsor, Glastonbury, and Hartford.
Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and Fire Chief Michael Monds announced that the Syracuse (NY) Fire Department has been awarded two major FEMA grants totaling $3.3 million.
Falls Fire Chief Joe Pedulla wore a look of relief Friday afternoon.
Some Westmoreland County volunteer fire departments recently awarded grants aimed at helping small communities obtain and replace equipment to battle wildfires said the funding couldn't have come at a better time.
A handful of Cayuga County fire departments have been awarded federal grants to purchase new firefighting equipment
The Electronic Rapid Access Program is a system that allows fire departments access to businesses when emergencies occur.