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posted: 8/16/2012 11:29 AM

Hoffman Estates gets $580,000 FEMA grant

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Submitted by Sen. Dick Durbin

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), part of the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded a $581,565 grant to the Hoffman Estates Fire Department for hiring initiatives aimed at increasing the number of front-line firefighters.

Senator Dick Durbin announced the grant, which comes from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program, which seeks to enhance a department's ability to maintain 24-hour staffing and ensures that the community has adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards.

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In fiscal year 2011, the program will award approximately $380 million to fire departments and volunteer support groups to expand the number of firefighters available to protect the health and safety of the public.

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