VIDEO: Akshar announces $155,000 for 12 local fire departments and EMS squads

Senator Fred Akshar joined local volunteer firefighters and EMS workers from across the 52nd Senate District to announce 12 funding grants to support local volunteer fire departments and emergency services squads totaling $155,000.

The grants will go toward a variety of projects depending on the needs of each department. Projects range from rescue equipment upgrades and replacements to new communications technology to help local volunteers better serve and assist the residents of the 52nd District.