$1.6M in firefighter assistance coming to So. Oregon

SOUTHERN Ore. —Oregon Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, announced over $1.6 million in firefighter assistance, is coming to Oregon.

The funds are being allocated under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

Over $500,000 is headed to Klamath Falls to help cover the cost of vehicles.

Applegate Valley Rural Fire Protection District 9, is getting over $15,000 to invest in operations and safety projects.

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Jenna King is the 6pm anchor and our Feature Reporter at 10pm and 11pm for NBC5 News. Jenna is a Burbank, CA native. She graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sports Business. During her time at Oregon she was part of the student-run television station, Duck TV. She also grew her passion for sports through her internship with the PAC 12 Network. When Jenna is not in the newsroom you can find her rooting for her hometown Dodgers, exploring the outdoors or binging on the latest Netflix release.
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