Show Me the Money: Ohio Fire Depts Receive Millions in Federal Money

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Federal money is headed to the Buckeye State.  US Senator George V. Voinovich (R-OH) announced 27 Ohio fire departments have received $4,225,016 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program.

"Our firefighters must have the proper resources to protect their communities, and these grants will provide much-needed assistance for the state's hardworking fire departments," Sen. Voinovich said. "These funds will help Ohio's first responders carry out their vital missions - protecting and helping Ohioans."

Funding has been awarded to the following organizations:

Brookfield Township Fire Department $103,994

City of Highland Heights Fire Department $143,972

Clearcreek Fire District $46,199

Columbiana Fire Department $196,676

Concord Township Fire & Rescue $27,232

Dayton Fire Department $600,000

Dover Fire Department $459,281

Eastlake Fire Department $20,088

Edgerton Fire Department, Station No. 2 $5,225

Jewett Volunteer Fire Department $76,000

Kalida Volunteer Fire Department $13,490

Kansas Community Volunteer Fire Department $128,822

Kidron Volunteer Fire Department Inc. $40,526

Liberty/Washington Township Fire Department $62,700

Lima Fire Department $99,456

Parma Fire Department $427,295

Roseville Volunteer Fire department $82,139

Savannah Volunteer Fire Company $641,562

Senecaville Volunteer Fire Department $90,250

Shawnee Township Fire Department $65,313

Spring Valley Township Fire Department $201,714

Springfield Township Fire Department $179,100

Village of Mt. Orab Fire Department $55,347

Wayne Township Volunteer Fire Department $41,420

West Liberty Fire Department $131,195

Wooster Fire Division $54,270

Wyoming Fire - Emergency Management Services $231,750

For specific details regarding the grants, please click HERE.

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