Rockingham County Fire and Rescue grant funds new firefighting equipment

  • Source: Shenandoah Valley Now
  • Published: 04/19/2017 01:23 PM

There’s little room for error in an emergency, and Rockingham County Fire and Rescue is trying to minimize mistakes. The county received 120 self-contained breathing apparatus last week as part of an ongoing effort to standardize equipment. Fire and Rescue Chief Jeremy Holloway said the equipment was paid for through a $747,000 grant from the federal Assistance to Firefighters grants program. It includes a 10 percent local match.



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