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Clarksdale Fire Prot. Dist.
Release Date - December 31, 2002
Program - Fire Operations and Firefighter Safety

Clarksdale, Missouri (MO) - Clarksdale Fire Prot. Dist. have been awarded a competitive grant through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. Clarksdale Fire Prot. Dist. will receive $43,353 .

The Assistance for Firefighters Grant Program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Securitys Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA). Clarksdale Fire Prot. Dist. received funds through the AFGs Operations and Safety Program, which provides assistance for fire departments.

The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) is to meet the firefighting and emergency response needs of fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service organizations. Since 2001, AFG has helped firefighters and other first responders to obtain critically needed equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training, wellness and fitness, health and safety modifications to stations and facilities and other resources needed to protect the public and emergency personnel from fire and related hazards.

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