UP fire departments get grants
MARQUETTE, MI— The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is allocating money to several Upper Peninsula fire departments.
The funding comes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.
- The Ahmeek Fire Department will receive $37,830 to purchase turnout gear and jaws of life equipment.
- The Village of Laurium is getting $330,000 to purchase turnout gear.
- Osceola Township will receive $100,000 to improve operations and safety.