Clarks Summit Fire Company No. 1 Inc. awarded nearly $21,000 in state fire, EMS grants


Regional volunteer fire, EMS companies to receive a combined total of $231,000

For Abington Journal



HARRISBURG — Clarks Summit Fire Co. 1 Inc. will receive a total of $20,992, with $7,202 of that amount supporting the EMS, in funding from the state’s Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.

State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, D-Lackawanna, announced volunteer fire and ambulance companies serving his constituents will receive a total of $231,079.

Since 2011, the state-funded grant program has allocated $30 million per year statewide and enables eligible volunteer fire, ambulance and rescue companies to apply for funding to purchase protective gear for volunteers, pay for training and certification of volunteers, purchase or repair equipment or help pay to build and maintain facilities.

The full list of grant recipients in the district are as follows.

· Carbondale Fire Department: $13,790

· Clarks Summit Fire Co. 1 Inc. EMS: $7,202

· Clarks Summit Fire Co. 1 Inc.: $13,790

· Cottage Hose Company No. 2: $12,423

· Cottage Hose Ambulance Corps Inc.: $13,334

· Crystal Fire Company No. 1: $13,106

· Dive Rescue Specialists, Inc.: $13,562

· Eagle McClure Hose Company No. 1 Station 93-3: $13,790

· Greenfield Township Volunteer Fire Company: $13,562

· Greenfield Township Volunteer Fire Company EMS: $7,202

· Greenwood Hose Co. No. 1: $13,790

· Justus Volunteer Fire Company: $11,967

· Justus Volunteer Fire Company EMS: $7,202

· Lawrence Hose Company No. 1: $13,106

· Mayfield Hose Company Engine No. 1: $12,878

· Taylor Hose & Engine Co. 1: $11,739

· Taylor Fire and Rescue: $13,562

· Whitmore Hose Co.: $12,423

· Whites Crossing Hose Co.: $12,651

Regional volunteer fire, EMS companies to receive a combined total of $231,000

For Abington Journal

Information provided by the House Democratic Communications Office.

Information provided by the House Democratic Communications Office.

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