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08/19/05

Local Fire Departments Get Federal Grants

Grants have been awarded to four local fire departments from the Federal Government.

Chapel Hill Volunteer Fire Department in Tyler will receive $147,749. The Longview Fire Department will receive $215,132. Harmony Consolidated Volunteer Fire Department in Big Sandy will receive $152,000 and Appleby Volunteer Fire Department in Nacogdoches will receive $133,000.

For the 2005 program, Congress appropriated and President Bush signed into law, $650 million in direct assistance to firefighters.

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