James Maroney


James Maroney



August 28, 2020

Senator Maroney Announces City of West Haven and West Short Fire District Inc to Receive FEMA Grant

State Senator James Maroney (D-West Haven) is announcing that the city of West Haven along with the West Short Fire District Inc, located in West Haven, was approved to receive money from AFG, or “Assistance To Firefighters Grant,” from the federal government. $43,100 AFG was allocated to the West Shore Fire District Inc to help increase their operations and safety procedures and three separate grants of $86,000, $571,428, and $95,235 AFG was supplied to the City of West Haven. The money will help firefighters receive vital equipment and upgrades to help them perform their duties. Supplied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, this grant is one of many distributed nationwide to support first responders.

β€œI am appreciative that our local firefighters will benefit from this grant and it will allow them to continue to do their job to keep our community safe,” said Sen. Maroney. β€œIt is very reassuring knowing that the people who protect us are also being protected and are being allocated funds that will help them do their job.”