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Philadelphia Gets Federal Grant For Firefighters, Equipment

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia’s firefighting efforts are getting a little help from Washington.

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Thursday the city government will be getting $16 million to retrain or hire firefighters and $2 million to buy equipment.

Casey says the money’s coming from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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