SAFER grant http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis gets SAFER grant for firefighters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-gets-safer-grant-firefighters <p><em>Will be updated as more information becomes available</em></p><p>Firefighters in the city of St. Louis got some better news today.</p><p>The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that the department will receive $3.2 million federal funds over the next two years in the form of a <a href="http://www.firegrantsupport.com/content/html/safer/">SAFER grant</a>. (That stands for Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response.)</p> Wed, 30 Mar 2011 18:19:28 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 837 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis gets SAFER grant for firefighters East St. Louis allowed to re-hire 11 firefighters, hire 11 more thanks to federal grant http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/east-st-louis-allowed-re-hire-11-firefighters-hire-11-more-thanks-federal-grant <p>The <a href="http://www.cesl.us/subcategory.php?id=MjI=">East St. Louis Fire Department</a> will soon be able to bolster their efforts and staffing with a federal grant, the Belleville News-Democrat <a href="http://www.bnd.com/2011/03/25/1644676/federal-grant-lets-east-st-louis.html">reports</a>.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:49:30 +0000 Kelsey Proud 807 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org East St. Louis allowed to re-hire 11 firefighters, hire 11 more thanks to federal grant