The Mattapoisett Fire Department is pleased to announce that they were recently awarded $4,665.00 from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security under the Student Awareness of Fire Education (S.A.F.E.) grant program.
This grant provides resources which assists the Fire Department in teaching fire prevention and life safety instruction to the people in our community. Mattapoisett Fire Department is committed to raising awareness around the importance of fire safety in the home and keeping families safe in the event of a fire.
S.A.F.E. is credited with saving lives throughout the state with children taking action to help family members flee burning homes and calling 9-1-1 during emergencies.
Fire education programs are extremely effective and Chief Murray is pleased that Mattapoisett was awarded this grant.