Peifer Announces $285,000 in Fire, EMS Grants
2/7/2017
HARRISBURG – Fire and emergency response organizations in the 139th Legislative District have been awarded more than $285,000 in state grants, Rep. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today.

“I am pleased to see these much-needed funds return to Wayne and Pike counties,” said Peifer. “Our local fire and emergency service companies provide a great service to the community and this money will ensure they can continue to do so for years to come.”

The grant program was initiated in 2000 and is funded by gaming revenue. The program is open to all fire companies, volunteer ambulance services and volunteer rescue squads in Pennsylvania. Grant awards can be used for construction or repair of facilities, purchase or repair of equipment, debt reduction and training.

Following is a list of fire and emergency response organizations located in the 139th Legislative District, by county, and the amount of their grant awards:

Pike County
• Blooming Grove Fire Department: $11,844.04.
• Central Volunteer Fire Department: $13,654.28.
• Dingman Township Volunteer Fire Department - Fire Company: $12,905.
• Dingman Township Volunteer Fire Department - EMS: $4,378.81.
• Forest Volunteer Fire Department: $15,000.
• Hemlock Farms Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company: $12,616.
• Lackawaxen Volunteer Fire Department - Fire Company: $10,000.
• Lackawaxen Volunteer Fire Department - EMS: $7,448.21.
• Matamoras Fire Department Inc.: $11,739.29.
• Milford Fire Department - Fire Company: $11,825.
• Milford Fire Department - EMS: $2,896.26.
• Mill Rift Fire Company: $11,844.04.
• Tafton Fire Company - Fire Company: $13,130.64.
• Tafton Fire Company - EMS: $7,448.21.
• Westfall Township Fire Department - Fire Company: $13,645.28.
• Westfall Township Fire Department - EMS: $7,448.21.

Wayne
• Beach Lake Volunteer Fire Company: $12,873.32.
• Gouldsboro Volunteer Fire Company: $15,000.
• Gouldsboro Ambulance Squad Inc.: $7,448.21.
• Greene-Dreher Volunteer Fire Association: $12,873.32.
• Hamlin Fire and Rescue Company - Fire Company: $13,130.64.
• Hamlin Fire and Rescue Company - EMS: $7,488.21.
• Hawley Fire Department: $12,616.
• Lakeville Volunteer Fire Company: $11,844.04.
• Prompton Fire and Rescue Unit: $12,616.
• Welcome Lake Fire Company: $11,844.04.

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