VIDEO: Senator Young Urges Fire Departments To Apply For New Equipment Grant

ALBANY-State Senator Cathy Young is encouraging volunteer fire departments to apply for a new grant that would help them buy new equipment.

Young told WNYNewsNow Monday the grant from the Department of Environmental Conservation is to assist volunteer companies with the expensive process of buying new fire equipment.

The deadline to apply is May 31. Departments could earn up to $1,500 for new wildland firefighting equipment.