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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Congressman Sires Announces Grant Award For Hoboken Fire Department

Aug 28, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Albio Sires announced that the Hoboken Fire Department has received a grant award of over $45,000 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

“I congratulate the Hoboken Fire Department for receiving this highly competitive grant,” said Congressman Sires. “These funds will enable the City of Hoboken to continue to provide emergency responders with the appropriate resources to keep themselves and the community they serve safe.”

The AFG Program provides grants to qualified agencies with the goal of strengthening to preparedness and ability of firefighters to respond to fires and related hazards. These funds can be used to provide training and purchase additional equipment that will improve emergency preparedness and the ability to keep our communities safe.