OFR gets Half Million Dollar Grant
Ocala Fire Rescue got half a million dollars to buy much needed equipment to help save lives. The money is part of the Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant. The $499,500 will be used to replace seven sets of hydraulic extrication machines and 10 cardiac defibrillators. Some of The current equipment is outdated and out of national standards. 80% of the money came from federal grants, with 20% from the local Saupe family's trust fund.
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