WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced $374,307 for ambulance services in Boone County and the Town of Quinwood, West Virginia.

Funding comes through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grant program (AFG) and will support the purchase of equipment. FEMA is an agency housed within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which receives its appropriations from the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee.

“From flood recovery to support for our first responders, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides invaluable resources to West Virginia communities,” Senator Capito said. “As chairman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, I am thrilled to see this funding come to southern West Virginia. I will continue to fight for resources that keep our state and our nation safe.”

Individual awards listed below: 

  • $221,230 to Quinwood Emergency Ambulance, Inc.
  • $153,077 to Boone County Ambulance Authority

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