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Sheboygan Fire Department receives big grant

The City of Sheboygan Fire Department has received $98,839 from a federal government Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The health and wellness grant will be used to provide the entire department with National Fire Protection Association compliant physicals and will also provide consultation, equipment, training and certifications for department members to maximize their health, wellness and fitness now and well into the future.

The primary goal of the AFG is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire-related hazards by providing direct financial assistance to eligible fire departments. This funding is for critically needed resources to equip and train emergency personnel to recognized standards, enhance operations efficiency, foster interoperability, and support community resilience.

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