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Bensalem Rescue Squad receives grant

The $188,400 grant will assist with training emergency personnel to recognized standards

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick announced the Bensalem Rescue Squad has received an Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist with equipping and training emergency personnel to recognized standards and enhance operational efficiencies.

The Bensalem Rescue Squad received a total of $188,409.01 through the AFG program.

“This grant will go a long way in ensuring the longevity of the Bensalem Rescue Squad, who have been on the front lines since the onset of the pandemic and during the latest natural disasters that ravaged the region. As a certified emergency medical technician, I am proud to have supported the Bensalem Rescue Squad during their application process and will continue to assist the squad in any way possible,” Fitzpatrick said.

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