New Hanover County Fire Department receives federal grant

Posted by Debra Worley - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - The New Hanover County Fire Department received more than $50,000 in federal funds.

US Congressman Mike McIntrye made an appearance at the county commission meeting Monday morning to present a check for more than $61,000 to the New Hanover County Fire Department.

The money is part of an operations and safety grant and will be spent on training and buying more equipment for firefighters.

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