The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is now accepting applications for the Small Equipment Grant Program. Interested departments should send an application to OSFM no later than Oct. 22. OSFM will award $2.5 million to eligible fire departments and ambulance services during the application period.
The Small Equipment Grant Program was established to provide grants of up to $26,000 for the purchase of small firefighting and ambulance equipment. A total of $3.3 million was awarded to 149 fire departments/districts and EMS providers in June.