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Hillsboro Fire Receives Grant from Jefferson Foundation

(Hillsboro) The Hillsboro Fire Protection District recently received a grant from the Jefferson Foundation.

Hillsboro fire Chief Brian Gaudet says the grant was worth $10,000.

Chief Gaudet mentions they continuously apply for grants looking at ways to get additional funding and new equipment for the department.

Right now the fire district is utilizing a 3-year grant of more than $1 million from FEMA.

The grant allowed the department hire 6 additional full-time firefighters to staff station house number two on Route B 24 hours a day.

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