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Category: Grants & research projects


South Pierce Fire getting a new rig

FEMA has awarded the South Pierce Fire & Rescue department $261,250, according to Congressman Dave Reichert.

The fire department plans to use the grant money to buy a new vehicle. The new rig will replace a 26-year-old tender, Fire Chief Bob Vellias said in a press release.

The grant money came from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program, which aims to enhance the ability of first responders to protect the health and safety of the public.