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By Joe Naiman
Village News Correspondent 

NCFPD receives grant for chemical detox chambers


Last updated 5/24/2018 at 6:35pm

The North County Fire Protection District will be receiving $16,350 of District Five Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funding for chemical detox chambers.

A 5-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote, May 8, approved the use of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grant for two chemical detox chambers which are used by firefighters who have exposed themselves to hazardous materials during their fire suppression activities.

“Firefighters put their lives on the line daily to protect us and our property,” Supervisor Bill Horn said. “Flames from the fires are deadly, but just as d...

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