As of March 18, 2011 we received official notification granting our request to FEMA for funds for brand new protective clothing and breathing apparatus. The $80K award is for twelve sets of each, complete with coats, pants, helmets, gloves, suspenders, and air packs with one spare bottle for each pack. Mosier will match five percent of the total cost.
We have roughly a year to complete the acquisition.
This equipment is sorely needed and will go a long way toward helping your fire department volunteers to reach our training goals.