Hoboken FD Gets Huge Grant
It was announced yesterday by Albio Sires, a U.S. Rep. from West New York. Officials said it will be used to finance the payroll for the new firefighters and recruits.
This is in the top 10% of largest federal fire departments grants for staffing in the country. It was the largest grant awarded in New Jersey, and more than 240 of the 260 other departments receiving grants.
The annual grants come from FEMA’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Program.