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Congressman Andy Harris

Representing the First District of Maryland

Harris Announces Grants for Crisfield Firefighters

September 20, 2019
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: Rep. Andy Harris, M.D. (MD-01) announced the award of a federal grant to the Crisfield Fire Department on the Eastern Shore.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded $200,000 to Crisfield through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program.  The funds will be used to enhance and support operations and safety.

Rep. Andy Harris made the following statement:

“As a member of the Committee on Appropriations, I applaud the award of this grant to the Crisfield Fire Department.  These brave men and women provide essential services to our communities and I support efforts to provide our local firefighters with federal funding.  As a physician, I particularly appreciate the emergency medical services firefighter departments provide in critical moments of need.”

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