Vinton Daily Courier: Sen. Brown announces new firefighter safety resources for Vinton County

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Vinton Daily Courier: Sen. Brown announces new firefighter safety resources for Vinton County

New federal resources have been awarded to a fire department in Vinton County. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the Hamden Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded resources for operations and safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

The Hamden Volunteer Fire Department was awarded $20,767.

“Our first responders put their lives on the line every day across Ohio,” said Brown. “These funds ensure that firefighters in Hamden have the resources they need to perform their jobs safely.”

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