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Local fire departments receive money to buy equipment

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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A handful of local fire departments will now be able to purchase new safety equipment. 

More than $30,000 in grants were handed out to the Jackson Fire Department and four Hinds County volunteer fire departments on Wednesday.

Jackson received a check for $10,400 dollars. 

The remaining $20,000 dollars was equally divided between the Terry, Crossroads, Utica and Byram fire departments.

The funds were made possible by Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, Wells Fargo Insurance and Parkway Properties.

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