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OGDENSBURG — The city’s fire department has received a $28,612 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for upgrades to radios an equipment.

The money will pay for upgrades to the department’s dispatch and portable radios and to replace aging turnout gear, jackets, pants and other firefighter accessories.

The award is through FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. The program helps fire departments purchase equipment and pay for training, fire education and prevention programs, wellness and fitness programs and station modifications.

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