According to a May 18 press release statement from the City of Ypsilanti, the Washtenaw Mutual Aid Fire Departments Association received a regional grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The grant is for the grand sum of $496,360. Not bad!
According to the press release, "This $496.360 grant will provide 16 Regional Participating fire departments with funding to purchase appropriate Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation equipment to safely provide out of patient care to victims suffering from cardiac arrest."
According to the release equipment includes Automated External Defibrillators, Automated Chest Compression Device and EMS training equipment.