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October 08, 2019 - Steelton, PA

Auditor General DePasquale Releases Nearly $60 Million to Help Volunteer Firefighters Protect Pennsylvania Communities

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today announced he has released nearly $60 million in aid to support volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania - a nearly $5 million increase over last year. 'State aid provided to volunteer firefighters' relief associations helps dedicated first responders save lives and protect our communities,' DePasquale said during a visit to the Steelton Fire Department in Dauphin County. 'The state funding I am announcing today will help provide life-saving equipment, critical training and insurance for tens of thousands of volunteer firefighters all across the state.'



<a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_01.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_02.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_03.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_04.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General Eugene DePasquale stands with members of the Steelton Fire Company in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_05.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Steelton Borough Mayor Maria Romano Marcinko, a member of the Steelton Fire Company, discusses how the funding will help the Steelton Community, on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_06.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General Eugene DePasquale describes how the funding will provide life-saving equipment to all-volunteer fire companies like Steelton, on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_07.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_08.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General Eugene DePasquale describes how the funding will provide life-saving equipment to all-volunteer fire companies like Steelton, on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_09.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General Eugene DePasquale describes how the funding will provide life-saving equipment to all-volunteer fire companies like Steelton, on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_10.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_11.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_12.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Eugene Vance, fire chief of the Steelton Fire Department and president of the Steelton VFRA, discusses how the funds will help the Steelton Fire Company on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_13.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General Eugene DePasquale describes how the funding will provide life-saving equipment to all-volunteer fire companies like Steelton, on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_14.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General DePasquale announces the release of nearly $60 Million to help volunteer firefighters across Pennsylvania, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019. <a href="http://filesource.abacast.com/commonwealthofpa/photo/17459_AUD_GEN_VFRA_CZ_15.JPG" target="_blank">⇣ Download Photo<br></a>Auditor General Eugene DePasquale shakes hands with Jacob Varnicle, a volunteer with the Steelton Fire Company, in Steelton, PA on October 8, 2019.