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Lebanon County fire companies received more than a half-million dollars through the 2022-23 Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.

The program is run by the Office of State Fire Commissioner and funded through proceeds from slot machine gaming.

According to the state’s press release, 2,336 applications were received and more than $31 million was awarded. Eligible projects include facility upgrades, equipment, debt reduction, training and certification, education and public outreach, and recruitment and retention efforts.

“Our office is pleased to see the level of interest in the FCEMS grant program increase year over year,” acting PA State Fire Commissioner Thomas Cook said in a press release. “This state support is much needed for our responders, and the communities they work tirelessly to protect.”

The full list of local grant awardees can be found below. More information on the program can be found here.

  • Bellegrove Fire Company, $13,580.66
  • Bunker Hill Fire Company, $13,335.03
  • Campbelltown Fire Company, $13,335.03
  • Citizens Fire Company No. 1, $15,000.00
  • Ebenzer Fire Company, $12,843.77
  • Fredericksburg Fire Company 1, $13,089.40
  • Friendship Fire Company, $12,843.77
  • Glenn Lebanon Fire Company, $12,598.14
  • Goodwill Fire Company #1, $13,580.66
  • Goodwill Fire Engine & Hose Company #5, $12,106.88
  • Independent Fire Company #1, $12,843.77
  • Keystone Hook & Ladder Company #1, $15,000
  • Kutztown Volunteer Community Fire Company, $11,861.25
  • Lawn Fire Company, $12,106.88
  • Lebanon Chemical Engine & Insurance Patrol Company #1, $14,071.92
  • Lebanon Fire Department, $11,861.25
  • Lebanon Hook and Ladder Company #1, $12,843.77
  • Liberty Fire Company #3, $13,580.66
  • Mount Gretna Community Volunteer Fire Company, $12,843.77
  • Mt. Zion Community Fire Company, $13,089.40
  • Myerstown First Aid Unit, $10,000
  • Neptune Fire Company #1, $14,317.55
  • Neversink Fire Company, $13,580.66
  • Newmanstown Volunteer Fire Company, $12,843.77
  • Northern Lebanon Fire and Emergency Services, $51,273.86
  • Perseverance Fire Company, $12,106.88
  • Prescott Community Fire Company, $12,598.14
  • Quentin Volunteer Fire Company, $12,106.88
  • Rescue Hose Company #4, $13,826.29
  • Rural Security Fire Company, $12,843.77
  • Schaefferstown Volunteer Fire Company #1, $12,843.77
  • South Lebanon Fire Company #1, $27,536.97
  • Speedwell Engine & Hose Company, $12,843.77
  • Union Hose Fire Company of Annville, $27,536.97
  • Union Steam Fire Engine & Hose Company, $12,352.51
  • Washington Fire Company #6, $14,317.55
  • Weavertown Volunteer Fire Company #1, $13,089.40

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