Southeastern PA

$160K in state funding awarded to fire and EMS companies

Rep. Justin Simmons announced Monday 13 fire and EMT organizations in the 131st legislative district have been awarded more than $160,000 in funding. 

These funds were awarded through the 2017-18 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, according to a news release from Simmons office. 

The grant awards are for construction or renovation of facilities, training, debt reduction, or purchase and repair of equipment. 

Lehigh County fire and EMS organizations

  • Citizens Fire Company of Upper Milford – $13,017.59
  • Coopersburg Fire Company No. 1 – $13,386.18
  • Emmaus Borough Ambulance Corps. – $7,037.40
  • Emmaus Fire Department – $15,000
  • Lower Milford Township Fire Company 1 – $13,939.07
  • Upper Milford Western District Fire Company – $12,833.30
  • Upper Saucon Ambulance Corps. – $5,820.88.
  • Upper Saucon Township Volunteer Fire Dept. No. 1 – $15,000
  • Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company – $15,000

Montgomery County fire and EMS organizations

  • East Greenville Fire Company No. 1 – $13,754.78
  • Pennsburg Fire Company No. 1 – $14,491.96
  • Red Hill Fire Company – $14,307.66
  • Upper Perkiomen Valley Ambulance Association – $6,900.12


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