The Culver City Fire Department on Tuesday will accept a $33,000 grant that will help replace aging hose lines, the department announced this week.
According to the fire department, the grant will allow the department to replace highrise hose packs that are used to fight fires in large buildings, malls and apartment buildings. The department's current hose packs are more than 20 years old.
critical that our firefighters have the equipment needed to provide the
best service possible to the community,” said Culver City Assistant Chief Dave
White. “We are very thankful for this grant, which helps us keep the
community and our firefighters safe.”
The grant, funded by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, will provide new hoses, nozzles and other hardware that connects the hoses to water supply systems. Fire officials also said that the new equipment will be compatible with other fire departments in the area, allowing for more effective mutual aid.
The Culver City Fire Department will accept the grant Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the fire department headquarters.
constraints make it difficult for fire departments to purchase all of
the equipment and tools they need to do their jobs safely and
effectively,” said Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Area Executive Vice President Maria King. “We are proud to
support firefighters and know that the whole community will benefit from