R.I. congressional delegation announces $3.8M for R.I. firefighter hiring and training

THE R.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION has announced $3.8 million in funding for four Rhode Island fire departments to hire and train 28 new recruits. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
THE R.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION has announced $3.8 million in funding for four Rhode Island fire departments to hire and train 28 new recruits. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. congressional delegation announced $3.8 million in federal funds to help local fire departments hire 28 new firefighters and to enhance public safety Thursday. The funds come from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response grant program. About $3.8 million was designated for the Cumberland, Saylesville (in…

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