Butte Fire District gets grant

12/04/08 (Thu)

The Butte Fire Protection District was among those receiving Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) grants, awarded to five fire departments across the state. The Butte department received a grant of $12,825. Other districts awarded funds included Northwood, Fargo, Marion and Portal.
These grants bring the total awarded to local fire departments and emergency medical services organizations in North Dakota to nearly $22 million since 2001. In fiscal year 2008, North Dakota has so far received over 1.5 million dollars. Nationally the AFG program will ultimately award around $500 million in FY 2008.