FIRE GRANTS HELP CENTER

Your resource for updates on grants for the fire service,
including the SAFER and AFG programs, as well as exclusive
features on fire department grant writing.

FIRE GRANTS: WE'RE HERE TO HELP

Welcome to the Fire Grant Help Center, sponsored by Draeger.

Here you will find updates on grants for the fire service, including the SAFER and AFG programs, as well as exclusive features on fire department grant writing. You'll also find firefighter training articles on live-burn training, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and training props, along with offerings from our sponsor.

The FY 2021 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) period is now open! With $319.5 Million in grant solicitation available, get started now.

Lead from the Front

Lead from the Front: Fireground Tactics and Leadership

March 26, 2021 at 11:00 AM EDT / 10:00 AM CDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 3:00 PM GMT

Learn tricks of the trade that “slow the fireground down” and help you stay in control to avoid confusion and chaos at incidents. The instructor presents case studies and leadership lessons from his experiences gained in a 36-year career on the Chicago (IL) Fire Department. Modern tactics are compared to traditional tactics from the perspective of what has changed and why.

Firefighters at the scene of a Monsey fire, with rig partly enveloped by smoke

Photos: Fire Destroys Monsey (NY) Supermarket

Tony Greco shared some photos of firefighters responding to a fire that destroyed an iconic kosher supermarket in the community of Monsey, New York.
Multiple firefighters at the scene of a Chicago fire with Mayday

Photos: Mayday at Chicago 2-11 Alarm

Tim Olk shared some images of firefighters working at a Chicago fire last week that forced members to scramble to escape flashover conditions.
Raging flames from a house fire in Houston, Texas

Photos: Cy-Fair (TX) Firefighters Respond to House Fire

Cy-Fair crews responded to this single-alarm fire in the 4800 block of Pine Cliff Dr. in Houston, Texas.
Tower Ladder 142 of FDNY with companies at five-alarm Queens fire

FDNY Crews Respond to Five-Alarm Fire in Queens

The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) responded on Valentine's Day 2021 to a fire that went to five alarms in Queens.
Firefighter on a fire truck with fire building behind and two aerials in use in Boston

Boston (MA) Firefighters Control Three-Alarm Fire

Boston (MA) firefighters responded to a fire that went to three alarms in the Mattapan neighborhood of the city.
Firefighter leaning over a car covered with icicles with a portable master stream

Photos: Hammond (IN) Firefighters Battle Structure Fire

Fire photographer Tim Olk shared some photos of Hammond (IN) firefighters working in frigid temperatures to extinguish a fire next to Station 5.

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