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Grant to Provide Training, Connectivity for Alabama Fire Departments

A federal regional assistance grant was recently was awarded to the Mountain Brook and Vestavia Hills fire departments and Rocky Ridge, North Shelby and Cahaba Valley fire districts, reports Vestavia Voice.

Vestavia Hills Fire Chief Marvin Green said Vestavia’s portion of the grant, $121,000, will pay for equipment to help the department conduct virtual training with Alabama Fire College as well as other departments, including the ability to livestream training at their own site to nearby departments. Vestavia received the largest portion of the grant.