By: KDKA-TV News Staff
JEANNETTE (KDKA) — The City of Jeannette Fire Department will be getting an upgrade to some of their equipment thanks to federal grant money.READ MORE: Hundreds Of Kids Get Free Halloween Costumes Thanks To Emma Munson Foundation
The department was awarded a grant from FEMA worth more than $169,000.READ MORE: Woodland Hills High School Moves To Virtual Instruction Due To 'Credible Threats' After Fights At School
The news was announced in a Facebook post on Friday.MORE NEWS: 'It Could Get Worse Before It Gets Better:' Relief On Gas Prices Not On The Horizon
The department says that the funding will be used to replace all of its air packs with new units that will meet the standards of the National Fire Protection Association.