Feb. 09, 2017

HARRISBURG – Several regional volunteer fire and emergency service companies in the 102nd Legislative District have been awarded grants by the Commonwealth to aid in their mission of protecting lives and property, Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) said today.

“We can’t put a dollar amount on the value of the services that our dedicated volunteer fire and emergency service companies provide us in the region; it’s immeasurable,” said Diamond. “They give of their time and talent to help residents in a time of need. The grants help these groups in many ways, and I am grateful that we have this program in place to help get that done.”

Diamond said the grants, which are funded with state gaming proceeds, are administered by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. This program was created by the legislature.

The grants were awarded as follows:

  • Bunker Hill Fire Company, Lebanon - $13,387.96.
  • Citizens Fire Company, Lebanon - $15,000.
  • Cleona Fire Company No.1, Cleona - $11,731.
  • Ebenezer Volunteer Fire Company, Lebanon - $12,358.68.
  • Fredericksburg Fire Company No.1, Fredericksburg - $14,159.92.
  • Friendship Fire Company, Lebanon - $14,000.
  • Glenn Lebanon Fire Company, Lebanon - $13,387.96.
  • Goodwill Fire Company No.1, Myerstown - $12,873.52.
  • Hebron Hose Company No.1, Lebanon - $15,000.
  • Keystone Hook and Ladder Company No.1, Myerstown - $14,417.24.
  • Kutztown Volunteer Community Fire Company, Myerstown - $11,800.
  • Mt. Zion Community Fire Company, Lebanon - $12,616.
  • Myerstown First Aid Unit, Myerstown - $4,461.50.
  • Neptune Fire Company No.1, Richland - $12,616.
  • Newmanstown Volunteer Fire Company, Newmanstown - $13,130.64.
  • Perseverance Fire Company, Lebanon - $14,931.88.
  • Prescott Community Fire Company, Lebanon - $12,931.88.
  • Rural Security Fire Company, Lebanon - $13,130.64.
  • Schaefferstown Volunteer Fire Company No.1, Schaefferstown - $12, 358.68.
  • Speedwell Engine and Hose Company, Lebanon - $12,101.36.
  • Union Hose Fire Company of Annville Inc., Annville - $15,000.

Representative Russ Diamond
102nd Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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