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78 Main Street, 1st Floor
Bradford, PA 16701
Phone: 814-362-4400
Toll-Free:  1-866-437-8181
Fax:  814-362-4405
Hours:  Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. daily

107 South Main Street
Room 1
Coudersport, PA 16915
Phone: 814-274-9769
Hours:  Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. daily

55 Fraley Street
Kane, PA 16735
Phone: 814-837-0880
Fax: 814 837-2257
Hours:  Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed noon to 1 p.m. daily

Capitol Address Information
150 Main Capitol
PO Box 202067
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2067
Phone: 717-787-5075
Fax:  717-705-7021

Email Address
MCauser@PahouseGOP.com

Causer Applauds Reauthorization, Expansion of Fire/EMS Grant Program
6/26/2012

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the value of volunteer fire and emergency response organizations serving the Commonwealth, the state House has unanimously approved legislation to reauthorize and increase funding for the Volunteer Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant program, said Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint).

“This program has been vitally important to our emergency responders in Cameron, McKean and Potter counties over the last decade,” Causer said. “Equipment costs are going up and, in many cases, volunteer ranks are going down. These grants help keep our volunteer companies running and enable dedicated volunteers to have access to training and equipment they might not otherwise be able to afford.”

Senate Bill 866 reauthorizes the grant program and extends it for an additional four years. It increases total funding for the grants from $25 million to $30 million and also makes financial assistance available to some paid municipal fire companies, such as the City of Bradford Fire Department.

Created in 2003, the program allows grants to be used for the construction or renovation of a fire or ambulance company facility, purchase or repair of equipment, training, or reducing existing debt.

Over the last decade, $3.2 million has been awarded to about 40 volunteer fire and ambulance companies in Cameron, McKean and Potter counties.

The grant program is administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

Senate Bill 866 now goes to the governor for his signature.

State Representative Martin Causer
67th District, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Patricia Hippler
phippler@pahousegop.com
717.772.9846
RepCauser.com

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