W.Va. fire departments get funds for gear - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

W.Va. fire departments get funds for gear

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Local fire departments are sharing more than $10,000 from West Virginia American Water to buy gear and training materials.

The company says fire departments in Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Fayette, Kanawha, Mercer and Webster counties were chosen to receive the grants.

Recipients will use funds to purchase emergency gear, life-saving equipment, training materials and essential firefighting apparatus.

West Virginia American Water is the largest water utility in the state.

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