BERKLEY — Chief Scott Fournier is pleased to announce that Berkley Fire Rescue is one of nearly 120 public safety organizations nationwide to have been awarded a grant from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
During its most recent grant cycle, the Foundation awarded Berkley Fire Rescue a $24,982 critical grant award. The grant award was one of the 120 grants distributed by the Foundation, totaling nearly $2.5 million in grant funding that was given to organizations nationwide in need of critical lifesaving equipment.
Berkley Fire Rescue used the grant funds allocated by the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase a fire and rescue utility vehicle, which will be used to protect the Town of Berkley’s 11,143 acres, including 91 acres of state forest.
“We are thankful for this grant award and appreciative of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation for their continued support of first responders,” Chief Fournier said. “With the use of these funds, we have been able to purchase an additional utility vehicle, which will further assist us in our fire and rescue responses.”
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About Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation
In 2005, the Firehouse Subs founders established the 501(c)(3), non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The charity provides lifesaving equipment, prevention education, scholarships and continued education, and disaster relief for first responders and public safety organizations, as well as support for members of the military. Since inception, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has awarded more than $60 million to hometown heroes in 49 states and Puerto Rico.