Shippensburg Area EMS (SAEMS) received an $87,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security. The company plans to use the grant for Advanced Life Support (ALS) equipment, according to its director of operations, Shawn Hartsock.
The funds were awarded through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program (AFG). The AFG has helped first responders obtain equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles and other resources necessary to protect the public and emergency personnel.
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