LAFAYETTE, LA – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) announced today that Acadia Parish Fire District 7 and St. Martin Parish will receive more than $350,000 in federal funding from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
- Acadia Parish Fire District 7 will receive a $267,380.95 grant for new vehicle acquisition.
- St. Martin Parish will receive an $83,819.04 grant for fire and EMS operations and safety.
Congressman Higgins released the following statement:
“These investments will provide fire departments in Acadia and St. Martin parishes with improved training and much-needed equipment. This makes our communities safer and helps emergency personnel carry out their mission.”