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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

Congresswoman Johnson Announces More Than $43,000 in Grants to Duncanville Fire Department

Sep 5, 2018
Press Release

Dallas, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the Duncanville Fire Department funding under the agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The awarded grant funding totaled $43,637.

“This funding provides support for the indispensable emergency services that Duncanville firefighters offer to the community,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “When seconds can mean the difference between life and death, the benefit this grant will bring to the fire department’s operations and safety programs is immeasurable. I congratulate the Duncanville Fire Department and all the department’s brave firefighters on receiving this funding for demonstrating their aptitude and success in responding to emergency situations.”

FEMA administers these grants as part of its efforts to improve fire hazard preparedness levels across the country. The grant program will make $310.5 million available to enhance response capabilities in order to improve public safety. The Duncanville Fire Department is the second fire department serving the 30th Congressional District of Texas to receive federal grant funding in the past two weeks.

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