Rep. Kortz: Over $200,000 awarded to fire and medical emergency organizations within the 38th district

Harrisburg, Feb. 16 – State Rep. Bill Kortz, D-Allegheny, announced that funds from the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program have been awarded to fire and emergency personnel within in his district.

Through the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioner, the grants are allotted to volunteer and career fire, emergency medical service and rescue companies. Sixteen organizations received grants in 38th district.

“Being a first responder is an admirable profession and I couldn’t be more proud of those who serve our communities,” said Kortz. “These grants will help fire and medical personnel to improve their facilities, purchase new equipment, reduce debt or enhance training if needed.”

The grants were awarded to the following organizations:

  • Baldwin Emergency Medical Services (Fire)$13,386

  • Baldwin Emergency Medical Services (EMS)$14,077

  • Broughton Volunteer Fire Department $14,676

  • Citizens Hose Company No. 1 $13,386

  • Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Department No. 1 $14,307

  • Duquesne Annex Volunteer Fire Company $12,096

  • Independent Hose Company No. 5 $11,911

  • Library Volunteer Fire Company $13,201

  • Option Independent Fire Company $11,911

  • Pleasant Hills Volunteer Fire Company $15,000

  • Skyview Volunteer Fire Company West Mifflin No. 4$13,386

  • South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Company $13,939

  • Vigilant Hose Company No. 1 $13,201

  • Volunteer Fireman’s Association of Liberty Borough $12,464

  • West Mifflin Volunteer Fire Company No. 3$13,201

  • Whitehall Fire Company $13,939