Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments receive $383K in federal funds for equipment

THE R.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION announced $382,728 in federal grant money for the Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
THE R.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION announced $382,728 in federal grant money for the Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
PROVIDENCE – The Johnston and Smithfield Fire Departments will receive a combined $382,728 in federal grants to upgrade essential equipment, the state congressional delegation announced Tuesday. The Smithfield Fire Department will receive $202,728 to purchase replacements for its Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus units to replace equipment that is no longer compliant with National Protection Association standards.…

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