Casey: Over $115,000 in Funding Coming to York County Firefighters

Grant to Fund Critical Training for First Responders will total $116,132 for Wrightsville Steam Fire Engine and Hose Co #1

Washington DC- Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced the awarding of the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant (SAFER) to a fire department in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Wrightsville Steam Fire Engine & Hose Co. #1 will be awarded $116,123 for recruitment purposes.

“This grant will provide the Wrightsville Steam Fire Engine & Hose Co.  with the resources to better serve Wrightsville,” said Senator Casey. “By enabling the recruitment of firefighters and emergency responders, this grant will help the Wrightsville Steam Fire Engine & Hose Co.  continue to effectively protect the community.”

The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant will allow the fire department to recruit new volunteers and increase the number of trained firefighters serving the community.

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