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Forest Service Announces Grants to Volunteer Fire Departments
The Maryland Forest Service has announced the 2005 grant awards to volunteer fire departments across the state. This year’s Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) grant awards will assist 39 departments, providing $90,398 in funding to complete over $200,000 in projects in 16 counties. In addition, 20 departments have been given Dry Hydrant grant awards totaling $75,000 to install 52 new dry fire hydrants in 10 counties. For a complete list of departments and award amounts, click here.
August 18, 2005
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