Toledo Fire Receives Staffing Grant

TOLEDO, Ohio - The Toledo Fire Department is receiving a federal grant to help increase staffing levels.

WTOL 11 reports Toledo Fire will receive a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant that will allow the department to hire an additional six firefighters. The $820,991 grant is coming from the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The six new recruits will be added to the new fire class that is scheduled to begin in February 2019.

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