Brewster Fire/Rescue Receives $12,500 State Fire Equipment Grant

On Friday April 1, Brewster Fire/Rescue received notification from State Representative Timothy Whelan and the State Fire Marshal’s office that the department had been awarded $12,500.00 via the Commonwealth of Massachusetts FY21 Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant program. The department will use these funds to purchase communication equipment that will enhance the safety and communication capabilities of our firefighters working at emergency events. Brewster Fire/Rescue was one of almost 300 departments across Massachusetts to receive funding for safety equipment in the latest round of grants, where $4 million were provided.