Mar. 19, 2019

HARRISBURG – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Braford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) announced today that 39 fire and ambulance companies within the 110th District will share more than $420,000 in state grant funding.

“I am pleased to hear that so many of our local fire and ambulance companies within the 110th District have received this grant funding,” said Pickett. “I am hopeful that this funding will give our hardworking first responders the resources and equipment they need to continue to selflessly care for and serve our communities.”

The following is a list of local fire and ambulance companies within the 110th District that received the funding:

Bradford County
• Athens Township Volunteer Fire Company - $12,007.52.
• Diahoga Hose Company No. 6 - $12,007.52.
• Engine Company No. 1 - $11,512.73.
• Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Department - $11,512.73.
• Greater Valley EMS - $7,155.22.
• Greater Valley EMS, Fire Company - $12,172.45.
• Herrick Township Volunteer Fire Company - $11,512.73.
• Howard Elmer Hose Company No. 4 - $12,172.45.
• J.E. Wheelock Hose Company No. 5 - $11,512.73.
• Litchfield Township Volunteer Fire Company - $11,512.73.
• Monroe Hose Company - $12,172.45.
• New Albany Volunteer Fire Company - $13,326.97.
• North Towanda Fire and Rescue Volunteers Inc. - $12,502.32.
• Protection Hose Company No. 1 - $12,007.52.
• South Waverly Fire Department 1 - $11,512.73.
• Towanda Fire Department - $12,172.45.
• Tri Township Ambulance Association - $7,155.22.
• Ulster Sheshequin Fire Association - $10,319.
• Vigilante Engine Company No. 1 - $11,512.73.
• Warren Township Volunteer Fire Department Inc. - $11,512.73.
• Windham Township Volunteer Fire Company - $11,512.73.
• Wyalusing Valley Volunteer Fire Department - $11,512.73.
• Wysox Volunteer Fire Company - $12,667.25.

Sullivan County
• Dushore Fire Company No. 1 - $12,172.45.
• Dushore Fire Company No. 1, EMS - $7,155.22.
• Eagles Mere Volunteer Fire Company Ambulance Association - $7,155.22.
• Eldredsville Volunteer Fire Company Inc., EMS - $7,155.22.
• Eldredsville Volunteer Fire Company Inc. - $11,842.59.
• Forksville Volunteer Fire Company - $11,842.59.
• Hillsgrove Volunteer Fire Company - $11,512.73.
• Laporte Borough Volunteer Fire Company - $11,677.66.
• Laporte Borough Volunteer Fire Company - $7,155.22.
• Mildred Ambulance Association - $6,970.49.
• Mildred Volunteer Fire Company - $12,007.52.
• Muncy Valley Area Volunteer Fire Company - $11,842.59.
• Muncy Valley Area Volunteer Fire Company, EMS -$7,155.22.

Susquehanna County
• Hop Bottom Hose Company - $13,162.04.
• Little Meadows Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad, EMS - $7,155.22.
• Little Meadows Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad - $11,512.73.


The exact amount that the all-volunteer companies in the 110th District received for 2018-19 program year is $420,440.35.

The funding can be used to renovate or construct a fire or ambulance company facility, repair or purchase new equipment, train or reduce existing debt.

All grants are funded by slot machine proceeds and not tax money.

Fire and ambulance companies are reminded that in order to receive their grants and retain their eligibility for the program, paperwork must be submitted back to the Office of Fire Commissioner by the end of May.

Representative Tina Pickett
110th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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