Senator Santarsiero Announces Over $328,000 in Grants for Local Fire and EMS Units

BUCKS COUNTY– Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced $328,117.66 today in grants for fire companies and EMS units in the 10th district. These awards are from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner and are offered annually for a wide variety of projects relating to equipment, training, debt reduction, and more.

“It is critical that we support our fire companies and EMS workers, who keep our loved ones safe every day by putting themselves on the front lines,” Sen. Santarsiero said. “Our communities are a safer and better place as a result of these brave men and women. This funding will help ensure that they have the resources they need to continue their vital work.”

The grand awards in the 10th district are as follows: 

  • America Hose Hook and Ladder Company- $13,580.66 
  • Bristol Consolidated Volunteer Fire Co- $13,826.29 
  • Bristol Township Fire District- $14,071.92 
  • Bristol Vol CPNY Number 6- $13,580.66 
  • Bucks County Rescue Squad- $10,000 
  • Central Bucks Ambulance & Rescue Unit- $6,088 
  • Chalfont Chemical Fire Engine Company No 1- $15,000 
  • Chalfont Emergency Medical Service Inc- $10,000 
  • Croydon Fire Co No 1- $15,000 
  • Edgely Fire Co No 1 Inc- $15,000 
  • Fairless Hills Volunteer Fire Co- $15,000 
  • Levittown Fairless Hills Rescue Squad Inc-$10,000 
  • Levittown Fire Company Number 1- $14,808.81 
  • Midway Volunteer Fire Co- $15,000 
  • Morrisville Fire Company- $14,317.55 
  • New Hope Eagle Fire Company- $15,000 
  • Newtown American Legion Ambulance Squad Inc- $10,000 
  • Newtown Fire Association- $15,000 
  • Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Co- $15,000 
  • Point Pleasant Plumsteadville EMS- $10,000 
  • Third District Fire Company 1- $15,000 
  • Tullytown Fire Company- $12,843.77 
  • Upper Makefield Fire Co- $15,000 
  • Yardley Makefield Emergency Unit- $10,000 
  • Yardley Makefield Fire Company- $15,000 


Senator Santarsiero Announces $535,425 in State Funding to Area Fire, Rescue and EMS

BUCKS COUNTY – October 9, 2020 – State Senator Steve Santarsiero (D-10) announced twenty-six area fire, rescue, and EMS will receive $535,425 in funding to offset expenses related to COVID-19, under the COVID-19 Crisis Fire, Rescue and EMS grant from the Office of State Fire Commissioner (OSFC).

“Our fire, rescue, and EMS workers dedicate themselves to serving our communities and have been on the frontlines of keeping us healthy and safe, long before this pandemic started,” said Sen. Santarsiero. “These funding awards are critical to supporting the efforts of these brave men and women, who have continued to respond to the needs of our community, often with diminished resources, during these unprecedented times.” 

The funding awards in Senate District 10 are as follows:

  • Chalfont Chemical Fire Engine Company: $25,342
  • Doylestown Fire Co. No. 1: $25,342
  • Dublin Volunteer Fire Company: $24,520
  • Fairless Hills Volunteer Fire Co.: $23,973
  • Falls Township Fire Company #1: $25,342
  • Haycock Fire Company No 1: $23,973
  • Hilltown Township Volunteer Fire Company: $25,342
  • Levittown Fire Company 1 Falls Township: $25,342
  • Morrisville Fire Company: $23,836
  • New Hope Eagle Fire Company: $11,094
  • Newtown Fire Association: $25,068
  • Newtown Township: $11,094
  • Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company: $24,931
  • Perkasie Fire Company No. 1: $24,931
  • Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company: $25,342
  • Point Pleasant Fire Company: $23,151
  • Silverdale Volunteer Fire Company: $23,562
  • Tullytown Fire Company: $23,425
  • Upper Makefield Fire Company: $25,068
  • Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad: $5,856
  • Central Bucks Ambulance and Rescue Unit: $15,048
  • Chalfont Emergency Medical Services, Inc. $15,048
  • Grand View Hospital: $15,048
  • Newtown American Legion Ambulance Squad, Inc.: $15,048
  • Point Pleasant Plumsteadville EMS: $14,945
  • Yardley Makefield Emergency Unit: $13,754

For more information on the COVID-19 Crisis Fire, Rescue and EMS grants, visit the OSFC website.