Federal grants to help rural fire departments
Rural fire departments in Clatsop County will receive more than $1.2 million in federal grants to buy new tools and resources that are in compliance with the National Fire Protection Association, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici announced. Warrenton will receive $160,952. Knappa will receive $200,000. Cannon Beach will receive grants of $574,571 and $46,380. Hamlet will receive grants of $268,571 and $44,761. The money comes from the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program, part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.