The Norwich Fire Department is the recepient of a nearly $90,000 grant to purchase a new vehicle exhaust extraction system. U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced the grant was made through the Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

The Assistance to Firefighters Grants are administered by the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the Department’s United States Fire Administration.