This section is for fire departments and eligible organizations interested in reducing death and injuries due to fire related hazards, and contain Fire Prevention & Safety Grants (FP&S) "success" stories. The stories demonstrate how FP&S awards have improved the safety of firefighters and the communities that they serve.
Stovetop Fire Extinguishers Save Lives and Property
A Tornado caused extensive damage throughout Northern Ohio. In the past that would have caused interruptions in fire department service calls and slower response times.Thanks to an AFG grant, the department bought a generator with an automatic transfer switch that kicked in after the tornadoes blew through the area cutting off power.
Additional Success Stories
Galesburg Fire Department
San Diego County, CA
New York, NY
State of Alaska
Newport Beach, CA