WHITE MARSH, MD—The White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company has been awarded a $124,500 Federal Emergency Management Agency SAFER grant.
WMVFC officials announced the grant on Wednesday afternoon.
The Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant was created to provide funding directly to fire departments and volunteer firefighter interest organizations to help them increase or maintain the number of trained, “front line” firefighters available in their communities.
The WMVFC award includes funding for an LED sign as well as a part-time recruitment and retention administrator.
Additional information on FEMA SAFER grants can be found online here.