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Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty

Representing the 5th District of Connecticut


Esty, Blumenthal, Murphy, Courtney Applaud Over $1 Million in Funding for Fire Departments in Mansfield, Danbury, and New Milford

July 27, 2018
Press Release
HARTFORD, CT—U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and U.S. Representatives Joe Courtney (CT-2) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-5) applauded $1,076, 949 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighter Grants (AFG) to Mansfield, Danbury, and New Milford. 
“This federal funding will give firefighters in Mansfield, Danbury, and New Milford the resources and gear needed to do their jobs safely and effectively,” said Blumenthal, Murphy, Larson, and Esty. “We’ll continue to fight to preserve these vital federal programs that invest in our first responders and ensure that they are well-equipped to keep our communities safe.”
The full breakdown of the awards is below:
  • Mansfield, CT –$ 42,858 for a wellness & fitness equipment.
  • Padanaram Hose Company # 3, Danbury, CT –$ 125,000 for a pumper truck.
  • Water Witch Hose Co. # 2, New Milford, CT –$ 909,091 for a tower ladder truck.