OR Receiving Over $2.5M In Federal Grants For Firefighters

(Salem, OR) — Oregon is set to receive over two-and-a-half-million dollars in federal grants to aid the state’s firefighting efforts. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced yesterday that the state will get two-point-58-million dollars in Assistance to Firefighters Grants. The money will be split among ten different fire districts in the state, including Clackamas County Fire District Number One. The grants are aimed at helping firefighters and first responders obtain essential resources to improve their capacity to respond to emergency situations.