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NCFPD receives $175,000 AFG grant award


Last updated 8/14/2017 at Noon

The AFG award will help purchase a new ambulance like this one.

FALLBROOK ­– North County Fire Protection District (NCFPD) has received a $175,000 AFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grants) award toward the purchase of a new ambulance.

"With emergency medical calls increasing by nearly 20 percent over the last two years and ambulance mileage tripling with the loss of Fallbrook Hospital, we could not have asked for better timing," said Fire Chief Stephen Abbott. "Thank you Department of Homeland Security."

The primary goal of the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire-related...

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