Medina (NY) officials are seeking two FEMA grants to upgrade the fire department’s apparatus and equipment, reports orleanshub.com.
Fire officials say the department will seek one grant to replace 31-year-old Engine 10, which does not meet NFPA standards, the report says. Replacing the apparatus would cost around $700,000 with the federal share of $666,667 and a village share of $33,333, if approved.
The department also eyes an Operations and Safety Grant to replace 25 pagers, 25 portable radios, and 10 mobile radios, which would cost $94,500—$90,000 federal share and a village contribution of $4,500, according to the report.
The deadline to apply is December 17.