USDA Announces Public Safety Grants For Michigan

EAST LANSING (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $94,000 in grants to improve public safety in three rural areas in Michigan.

The department’s Rural Development arm on Wednesday announced that Reed City received $48,000 for a patrol vehicle and emergency sirens.

The Lake City Fire Department received $21,000 for gear including firefighting equipment.

Crawford County’s Frederic Township received $25,000 for an emergency response vehicle, a chest compression system and other medical equipment.

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