Lincolnville dept. gets FEMA grant

Marion County Fire District 5, Lincolnville, was one of two Kansas fire departments to be approved for a grant last week through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The department will receive $60,015 for operations and safety.

FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants will provide more than $490 million to fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service organizations throughout the country.

The other Kansas department to receive funding last week was in Ashland. It will receive $227,620 to acquire a vehicle.

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