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Buckeye Fire awarded grant to purchase AEDs

Post Date:01/04/2020 3:42 pm

Buckeye Fire Medical Rescue Dept. was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $11,702 from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation to purchase seven new Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). Automated External Defibrillator hanging on wall

Sudden cardiac arrest can happen anywhere, anytime. In the event of an emergency, six of these lifesaving devices will be strategically placed in high traffic community services buildings throughout the city. The final device will be mobile, traveling to different locations on a regular basis. 

As Buckeye continues to grow, this coordinated effort between Buckeye Fire Dept. and the Community Services Dept. will add an additional level of service and increased safety to the residents throughout the City of Buckeye. 

Being able to purchase all seven devices at once will also keep a consistency throughout the city that will make training and response by Buckeye Fire Dept. more efficient. 

To learn more about Buckeye Fire Medical Rescue Dept., please visit buckeyeaz.gov/fire-department.  

ABOUT FIREHOUSE SUBS PUBLIC SAFETY FOUNDATION

In 2005, the Firehouse Subs Founders established the 501(c)(3), non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation. The charity provides funding resources, lifesaving equipment, prevention education, training and disaster relief support to first responders and public safety organizations. Since inception, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has granted more than $48 million to hometown heroes in 49 states and Puerto Rico, including more than $1.8 million in Arizona. 

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is honored to be listed as a four-star nonprofit organization by Charity Navigator. Their highest designation.

 

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