Congressman Antonio Delgado (D-Rhinebeck) has secured nearly $6,000 for the Middleburgh Fire Department in Schoharie County.  Delgado accessed the funds from the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

The funds will be used for the purchase personal protection equipment (PPE) to protect first responders in the line of duty during the ongoing pandemic of coronavirus.

Delgado said in a press release, "I actually held one of my Town Halls in the Middleburgh Fire Department in Schoharie and I look forward to returning shortly so I can see this equipment and thank our community volunteers for their bravery and efforts to protect and serve."