Rapp Confirms More Than $407,220 Awarded to 39 Local Fire, EMS Organizations
1/22/2020
WARREN — Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) announced today that 39 fire departments and ambulance organizations throughout Crawford, Forest and Warren counties have been awarded approximately $407,220 from a grant program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

“Our fire and EMS personnel risk their lives daily to ensure the safety of our communities,” said Rapp. “I am pleased to see so many fire and ambulance companies are taking advantage of this state grant program in order to remain viable in future years.”

Following is a list of fire and ambulance companies serving the 65th District and the amount of their grant awards:

Crawford County
• Bloomfield Township Volunteer Fire Department, $11,646.
• Bloomfield Township Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Centerville Volunteer Fire Department, $11,646.
• Centerville Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• City of Titusville Fire Department, $11,920.
• Hydetown Volunteer Fire Department, $11,783.
• Spartansburg Volunteer Fire Department, $9,192.
• Townville Volunteer Fire Department, $12,057.
• Townville Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.

Forest County
• Tionesta Ambulance Service, $5,369.
• Tionesta Volunteer Fire Department, $12,331.
• West Hickory Volunteer Fire Department, $11,646.

Warren County
• Bear Lake Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• Cherry Grove Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• City of Warren Fire Department, $14,111.
• City of Warren Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Columbus Volunteer Fire Department, $11,920.
• Garland Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department, $11,646.
• Grand Valley Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Lander Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• North Warren Volunteer Fire Department, $12,604.
• Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department, $11,783.
• Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Russell Volunteer Fire Department, $11,783.
• Russell Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Scandia Volunteer Fire Department, $11,920.
• Scandia Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Sheffield Volunteer Fire Department, $11,646.
• Sheffield Ambulance Service, $6,711.
• Spring Creek Volunteer Fire Department, $11,783.
• Starbrick Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• Sugar Grove Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.
• Wrightsville Volunteer Fire Department, $12,057.
• Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department, $11,509.
• Youngsville Volunteer Fire Department EMS, $9,192.

All funding comes from the proceeds from slot machine gaming, and not general fund tax revenue.
Projects eligible for funding include construction or renovation of a fire or ambulance company facility, purchase or repair of equipment, training, or debt reduction.

Representative Kathy Rapp
65th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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