Please join the City Council, Cathedral City Fire Department and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians for a $25,000 grant celebration that provides new protective gear for Cathedral City’s six new SAFER grant firefighters. The celebration, presented by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, will occur on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10 a.m. located at City Hall, 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, Cathedral City, in the Paseo.
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians made this generous donation that provides for firefighter protective clothing and gear including six structural sets and six wildland sets. Each set includes helmets, hoods, goggles, coats, pants, gloves and boots for the firefighters. The protective clothing is worn during emergency responses in order to facilitate the rescue of trapped victims and suppress fires occurring in buildings, vehicles and the wildland.
The Cathedral City Fire Department consists of 46 employees including 42 fire suppression personnel. All firefighters are certified paramedics or emergency medical technicians able to respond to more than 5,800 medical and fire emergencies on an annual basis.
Cathedral City and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians have a long history of collaborating on public safety programs that benefit our mutual businesses and residents.
What: Celebration of $25,000 Grant by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to the Cathedral City Fire Department
When: Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 10:00 am
Where: City Hall, 68-700 Avenida Lalo Guerrero, in the Paseo
Light refreshments will be provided.