News Flash Home
The original item was published from 2/4/2015 1:27:17 PM to 2/12/2015 12:05:00 AM.

News Flash

Home

Posted on: February 4, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Fire Department Receives UASI Grant

FD Foam Trailer.jpg

The Roseville Fire Department is the recipient of a $36,500 grant through the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) grant program. The Fire Department applied for this grant through Ramsey County Emergency Management in 2014.

The UASI grant program provides support for target hardening and other physical security enhancements to nonprofit organizations that are at high risk of terrorist attack and located within a UASI-eligible Urban Area. It also serves to promote coordination and collaboration in emergency preparedness activities among public and private community representatives, as well as state and local government agencies.

“The Fire Department is very excited about receiving this grant,” said Fire Chief Timothy O’Neill. “In 2013 the city purchased a flammable liquids trailer to better handle this type of emergency anywhere in the city. This training will ensure that all of our firefighters will have the skills and confidence to fight such a fire,” said O’Neill.

Roseville has a significant amount of storage, fill, pipeline, and transport of flammable liquids daily within the city. This grant money will be used to support flammable liquid response training and to bolster the department’s capabilities for response.

The Fire Department will include partner and mutual-aid agencies in a training exercise later this summer. In addition to the exercise, the department will purchase additional quality foam product to increase its ability to handle all types of flammable liquid emergencies.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home

Please join us for a community visioning event on January 10.

Community Visioning Event Jan. 10

Posted on: January 10, 2023
2023 Budget Finalized and Approved

2023 City Budget Finalized and Approved

Posted on: December 20, 2022
People ice skate at the Guidant John Rose MN OVAL.

Roseville Winter Fun

Posted on: November 30, 2022
roseville-thanksgiving-closures

City Offices Closed November 24 and 25

Posted on: November 25, 2022
"Winter in Roseville" with a picture of a snowplow in the background.

Winter In Roseville

Posted on: November 14, 2022
volunteer-spotlight-jessica-raygor

Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica Raygor

Posted on: November 10, 2022
trick-or-treat-safety-icons-2

Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips

Posted on: October 31, 2022
2023-budget-update

2023 Budget Update

Posted on: October 27, 2022
drive-through-grocery-event

Free Drive-Through Grocery Event

Posted on: October 24, 2022
pocahontas-park

Help Rename Pocahontas Park

Posted on: October 13, 2022
Give blood at Roseville Fire Station on October 21 and receive a $10 gift card.

Give Blood and Receive a $10 Gift Card

Posted on: October 13, 2022
hehaling-gardens-muriel-sahlin

Sign up for Healing Gardens Guided Tour

Posted on: September 22, 2022
roseville-elections-2

2022 Roseville Election Results

Posted on: September 21, 2022
City Appoints Two New Commissioners

City Appoints Two New Commissioners

Posted on: September 21, 2022
Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Update

Posted on: August 30, 2022
utility-bill

Understanding Your Utility Bill

Posted on: August 31, 2022
roseville-elections

2022 Election Candidate Forums

Posted on: August 24, 2022
Hispanic Heritage Month Graphic with designs

City Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted on: August 26, 2022
2023-budget-by-function

2023 Budget Discussions Move Forward

Posted on: August 23, 2022

Community Corner: Reservoir Woods

Posted on: August 31, 2022
three volunteers pose for photo while planting red and green flowers along Lexington Avenue in Rosev

Lexington Ave In Bloom

Posted on: July 8, 2022
water faucet

Annual Water Quality Report Released

Posted on: June 30, 2022
mapping-prejudice

Mapping Prejudice in Ramsey County

Posted on: June 16, 2022
juneteenth-square

Juneteenth Celebration - @ The ROG

Posted on: June 16, 2022
plant-harvest-taste-enews

Free Kids Gardening Classes

Posted on: June 2, 2022
new-commissioners

City Appoints Three New Commissioners

Posted on: March 23, 2022
redistricting-graphic

Council approves new precinct maps

Posted on: March 29, 2022
Brosnahan

Q&A with Fire Chief David Brosnahan

Posted on: March 4, 2022
Open to Business photo

Roseville is Open to Business

Posted on: January 19, 2022