Rep. Lipinski Announces Grant for Lemont Fire Protection District

Congressman Dan Lipinski (IL-3) is announcing that the Lemont Fire Protection District has been awarded a grant through the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.  Lemont will receive $36,364 to help purchase a sprinkler system for one of their fire stations. 

“Our first responders play a critical role in keeping our communities safe,” Rep. Lipinski said.  “This much-needed new system will help keep these brave men and women safe, while also protecting the valuable equipment and resources they use to better serve the residents and businesses of Lemont and the surrounding area.  I’m proud to announce this grant that will improve safety at the Lemont Fire Protection Department.”

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant program provides needed federal funds to fire departments and emergency medical service organizations in order to improve the response capabilities of our nation's first responders and the safety of our communities.