WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the United States Fire Administration (USFA) have begun, with a web restructure, the 2003 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. USFA Administrator R. David Paulison has directed USFA staff to begin work on providing to local fire departments, grant writing technical assistance for the 2003 Assistance to Firefighter grants. The USFA will place at http://www.usfa.fema.gov/ grants, the web structure needed to start the delivery of 2003 Assistance to Firefighters grant program. The application period is not open at this time. All current information will be available soon. This is only a web structure addition to allow for the posting of information.