Lowell Fire Department Gets New Gear for Volunteer Firefighters

(Lowell) All 23 volunteer firefighters with the Lowell Fire Department have new turnout gear. The Department’s Grant Administrator, Andy Caine, says the department was recently awarded a $13,374 Assistance To Firefighters Grant through the Department of Homeland Security. Caine says this is the third such grant they’ve receiving since 2003 and allows the department to augment previous awards so that all members are equipped with state-of-the-art personal protective gear and related equipment.