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FEMA Awards Grants to Oklahoma Fire Departments


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved more than $166,000 in grants to pay for equipment and training for firefighters and emergency responders.

The federal grants announced Monday are part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, which provides funding for equipment, protective gear, emergency vehicles, training and other resources.

In Oklahoma, the grants will pay for communications equipment for the Country Corner Fire District in Sperry, a wellness and fitness program for the Drumright Fire Department and firefighting equipment for the Boise City Volunteer Fire Department.