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Waterloo Firefighters receive grant to help educate kids

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WATERLOO (KWWL) --  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is granting Waterloo's Fire Rescue program $150,000 in federal funding.

The grant will help pay for Waterloo's school-based injury prevention program -- Fire Pals.  Representative Bruce Braley said the grant will continue to prepare kids to take "smart action in emergency situations."

The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control funds the grant.  The center is a division of HHS. 

Online Reporter Colleen O'Shaughnessy

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