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Grants awarded to several CTX Volunteer Fire Departments

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Posted at 4:06 PM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 17:06:45-04

Several Central Texas Volunteer Fire Departments were awarded more than $6 million in grants.

On Aug. 9 the Texas A&M Forest Service Rural Volunteer Fire Department Assistance Program awarded the grants.

Gatesville, Lake Limestone, Holland, and Moffat Volunteer Fire departments were among the awarded. 

“Volunteer fire departments make a tremendous difference all across this great state in our shared mission to protect life and property,” said Texas A&M Forest Service Capacity Building Department Head Jason Keiningham. “We must do whatever it takes to help them succeed.”

“We are extremely excited, to receive a grant for a tender,” said Gatesville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Billy Vaden. “We will be better prepared to fight fires with this tender.” 

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