McIntyre Announces $216,240 in Federal Fire Funds for Calabash Fire Department

Funds Will Retain 12 Jobs at Department

Washington, DC – U.S. Representative Mike McIntyre announced today that the Calabash Fire Department has received $216,240 in federal funds which will ensure 3 positions, shared by 12 firefighters, are staffed and maintained.

Congressman McIntyre stated, “Ensuring that our fire departments have the resources and personnel they need to do their job is a priority for me, and I am pleased these funds are coming home to help Calabash Fire Department. We must do all we can to protect our citizens and communities, and these federal resources will help do just that. Congratulations to all who worked on this application!”

The United States Department of Homeland Security has awarded these congressionally appropriated funds through its firefighters assistance program.

Congressman McIntyre is a member of the Homeland Security, Fire Services, and First Responder Congressional Caucus.