Ciresi announces funding for area fire, EMS companies

HARRISBURG, Feb. 7 – State Rep. Joe Ciresi, D-Montgomery, announced $ 137,987 in state funding to support fire and EMS services in the 146th Legislative District.

The grants originate from the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program, administered by the Office of State Fire Commissioner.

The money can be used for facility upgrades, equipment, debt reduction, training and certification, education and public outreach, and recruitment and retention efforts.

“On behalf of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, these grants recognize the importance that local fire and EMS companies play in critical public services,” Ciresi said. “These companies deserve all of the funding they can access at the state level, and I will always be proud to help them realize those opportunities.”

Below are the companies in the 146th District with their funding amounts.

  • Friendship HLH&A Inc.                                    $10,000
  • Goodwill Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1              $25,000
  • Limerick Fire Department                                 $28,028
  • North End Fire Co.                                          $15,000
  • Philadelphia Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1     $15,000
  • Ringing Hill Fire Co.                                        $14,959
  • Royersford Fire Department                             $15,000
  • Sanatoga Fire Co.                                           $15,000

For the full list of awards: 2022-23-Firefighter-Grant-Awards.pdf (