WAYNE FEMA FUNDING Two Wayne County Fire Departments To Receive Federal Funding
Reported by: Tiersa Davis
Web Producer: Tiersa Davis
Reported: Feb. 7, 2013 10:36 AM EST
Updated: Feb. 7, 2013 11:11 AM EST
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, Cabell County
, West Virginia
Two Wayne County fire departments will get training and equipment upgrades thanks to a federally-funded grant.
The Ceredo and Kenova Volunteer Fire Departments are the recipients of the Operations and Safety grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, a news release from U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall said. The Kenova Volunteer Fire Department will receive $29,811 to buy thermal imaging cameras and chainsaws. The Ceredo Volunteer Fire Department plans to use $8,312 in funding for training.
The Fort Ashby Volunteer Fire Department in Marion County also received grant money from the program.
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