January 23, 2013
Harkin Announces Firefighter Assistance for Adel Volunteer Fire Department
WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that the Adel Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $102,586 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program. The funds will be used to increase the effectiveness of fire operations and to support fire fighter safety.
"With this funding, Adel’s firefighters will be able to purchase the essential tools that allow them to help keep our communities safe," said Harkin. "The equipment, technology and training these funds will support are the key to protecting Iowa’s firefighters and our homes and loved ones."