SAN ANTONIO – Several Texas fire departments have been awarded federal grants to purchase equipment.
District 7 Fire and Rescue in San Antonio is set to receive funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Statewide, FEMA has awarded more than $781,000 in grants to fire departments.
It has not been released the exact amount District 7 will receive.
The funding comes from the Assistance to Firefighters grant program designed to help departments nationwide meet their firefighting and emergency needs.