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Four local fire departments getting federal money

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving thousands of dollars to help four local fire departments.

Posted: Sep 17, 2019 6:48 PM
Updated: Sep 17, 2019 6:56 PM

WASHINGTON (WTVA) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is giving thousands of dollars to help four local fire departments.

The largest amount is $163,017 to the Elliott Volunteer Fire Department in Grenada.  That cash will be used to buy fire vehicles.

Iuka will receive $143,857 to go toward operations and safety equipment.

Columbus is getting $96,284 to pay for personal training equipment.

FEMA has awarded the New Site Volunteer Fire Department $24,725 for operations and safety equipment as well.

All this money is part of more than $5 million in FEMA grants being given to Mississippi fire departments.

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