Birmingham Fire Department to receive $1.8 million from stimulus funds

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Through federal stimulus funds, the Birmingham Fire Department will receive $1.8 million for construction, modification and renovation of fire stations.  Specifically the city of Birmingham will use the funds to rebuild station 14 at Legion Field.

In all, Alabama is awarded $5.4 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.  Other fire departments receiving stimulus money include the City of Madison Fire, City of Mobile Fire and Shelby County 17 Fire and rescue in Maylene.