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County to Receive Grant for New Ladder Truck

The County Commission received good news at their latest meeting last Friday, September 16. John Hoffman, County OES Director told the Commission that the Sutton Volunteer Fire Department, who made the application for the FEMA Firefighter Assistance Grant on behalf of the County, had received preliminary notification that the grant in the amount of $1.1 million had been approved. That grant, which only requires a $50,000 local match, will be used to purchase a new ladder truck for the county. Hoffman said that official word from federal representatives should be forthcoming. He added, that in the meantime . . .

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