Firefighters in Frederick County have been award around $5.5 million to pay for 38 additional firefighters positions.

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, Sen. Chris Van Hollen, Rep. Jamie Raskin, and Rep. David Trone released a statement saying, “Maryland firefighters risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe. As a federal delegation, we are committed to making sure that they have the resources needed to carry out their mission as safely and effectively as possible. These funds were granted in response to the clear message from firefighters in Western Maryland that additional staffing would improve their ability to respond to emergencies.” 

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