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Audubon firefighters land $213,000 FEMA grant

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Christmas came early for the Audubon Fire Department this week: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Monday that the volunteer fire department had received a $213,723 Assistance to Firefighters Grant.

According to Audubon Fire Chief Darcy Savig, the grant was a long time coming: "We've been applying for this grant ever since they started (the program) six years ago. We finally got one," he said Monday.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
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