Scott announces funding for area fire, EMS companies

HARRISBURG, Feb. 13 – State Rep. Greg Scott, D-Montgomery, announced today $113,580 in state funding to support fire and EMS services in the 54th Legislative District.

The grants were awarded through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Services Grant Program, administered by the Office of State Fire Commissioner.

Scott said the money can be used for facility upgrades, equipment, debt reduction, training and certification, education and public outreach, and recruitment and retention efforts.

“As a volunteer firefighter and EMT for many years, I know firsthand that these grants help save lives,” Scott said. “The funds will help these organizations offer the education, training, certification and recruitment programs and the installation of equipment upgrades needed to function at a high level. As state representative for the 54th district, I will ensure that our community organizations get the funding they need so they can continue to provide critical services to our communities.”

Below are the companies in the 54th District, along with their funding awards.

  • Conshohocken Fire Co. No 2                                     $15,000.
  • Hancock Fire Co.                                                      $15,000.
  • Montgomery Hose & Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1      $13,580.
  • Municipality of Norristown Fire Department                 $15,000.
  • Plymouth Community Ambulance Association             $10,000.
  • Plymouth Fire Co. No. 1                                            $15,000.
  • Spring Mill Fire Co. No 1                                            $15,000.
  • Narberth Fire Co.                                                      $15,000.

Due to the popularity of the program this year, not all applications were fully funded, and final awards were determined on a prorated basis. A complete list of grant awardees, as well as additional program eligibility requirements and important dates and information associated with future FCEMSGP funding rounds, may be found online at