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NCCFD Gets Grant to Clean Up Fire Stations

Three fire stations in the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District are getting some much needed improvements, thanks to a federal grant. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the district 97,367 dollars, which allow the district to purchase and install direct capture exhaust removal systems. Deputy Chief Jerry Funk explains…

Listen to Jerry Funk 1

Most stations around the country have them, but the Banner Mountain, Alta Sierra, and Highway 49 fire stations do not, but they are getting them now. Funk says the FEMA grants are highly competitive…

Listen to Jerry Funk 2

Funk says Consolidated was actually notified about the award in May and work has already started to install the systems. It should be complete in the next couple of weeks.

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