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February 9, 2007

$36,000 For Green Valley Fire Dept Grant to Upgrade Equipment

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) The Green Valley Morgan Fire Company Inc. has received a $36,476 grant from the Homeland Security Department, Congressman Steve Kagen, M.D. announced today.

The grant will be used to replace fire hoses on department trucks and purchase a large diameter hose. In addition, the department will buy battery powered electric jaws for rescue work and new nozzles that can be used with fire suppressing foam.

The grant was made under the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grants program.

Curtis Ellis
202 225-5665 (office)