SOUTHINGTON - U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal joined Fire Chief Richard D. Butler and Southington firefighters to show support and learn more about the grant funding awarded through the FEMA Assistance Firefighters Grant Monday at Southington Fire Department Headquarters,
Multiple fire departments throughout the state received grant funding through the FEMA Assistance Firefighters Grant. The Southington Fire Department was awarded $168,181.81 for technical rescue equipment and training.
Blumenthal has been making an effort to stop and learn more about those grants as he travels through the state. So far, he has visited New Britain, Groton, Waterbury, Milford, Southington and Cromwell.
- Sen. Richard Blumenthal