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FIRE SERVICES GETS U.S. GRANTS FOR UPGRADES

Sept. 18, 2001 – V.I. Fire Services recently received two federal grants totaling $395,528 to upgrade its response cabability, Ian Williams Sr., its director, said in a news release.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided $257,528 from the Firefighters Investment Response Grant fund, which is for equipment such as breathing devices, hoses, power tools, generators and professional first-aid kits.
A U.S. Agriculture Department wild land grant of $138,000 will help the department conduct training, purchase tools used to fight fires in what is termed wild land, and provide reliable water sources in rural areas.

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Sept. 18, 2001 - V.I. Fire Services recently received two federal grants totaling $395,528 to upgrade its response cabability, Ian Williams Sr., its director, said in a news release.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency provided $257,528 from the Firefighters Investment Response Grant fund, which is for equipment such as breathing devices, hoses, power tools, generators and professional first-aid kits.
A U.S. Agriculture Department wild land grant of $138,000 will help the department conduct training, purchase tools used to fight fires in what is termed wild land, and provide reliable water sources in rural areas.