Federal grant will help fire department


The Havre Fire Department will use a $66,000 federal grant to replace some of its older equipment.

The money is the department's latest installment of cash through the Fire Act Grant Program, which is administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Under the program, hundreds of millions of dollars are distributed each year to fire departments across the country.

In 2002, the Havre Fire Department was awarded $162,000, which was used to purchase a new fire truck. The truck was the first new fire vehicle the department had purchased since 1991, when a truck was funded by a bond issu...

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