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Lemon Grove Fire receives Equipment from Gary Sinise Foundation Grant

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June 28, 2023 | CALIFORNIA Andy McKellar, Correspondent
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Lemon Grove…Today, Heartland Fire & Rescue announces that the Lemon Grove Fire Department has received a grant from the Gary Sinise Foundation, which provided the department with over $26,000 in much needed equipment. Included in the purchase was several sets of turnouts (turnouts are the protective clothing worn by firefighters), a portable turnout dryer, and specialized firefighting boots. We would like to thank them for their generous support.

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Andy McKellarCorrespondent

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