E.C. Fire Department receives $72K federal grant for radios

2013-02-07T00:00:00Z E.C. Fire Department receives $72K federal grant for radiosTimes Staff nwitimes.com
February 07, 2013 12:00 am  • 

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Fire Department received a $72,450 grant to replace department radios, officials said Wednesday.

The office of U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, announced the grant in a news release. The money is from the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, according to the release.

At least six other departments in Indiana have received similar grants, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's website.

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