LS Fire Department Recieves Federal Grant

The Lower Swatara Fire Department is pleased to announce, we have recieved a generus $62,591 from the Occupational & Safety Federal Fire Grant.

Fire Chief Robert Furlong said the money will be used to send four people to Texas for training in fighting industrial fires and to buy a dry chemical system and foam for putting out ethanol related fires. Lower Swatara Township has a bulk storage facility for petroleum products. The Federal funds are awarded through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.

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