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Iowa County Rescue receives $26,000 grant

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MARENGO (KWWL) -

Iowa County Rescue is getting a $26,000 grant to buy rescue and extrication equipment.

TransCanada is awarding Iowa County Rescue $26,000 to buy equipment that reduces scene time, provides faster extrication of victims, is safer, lighter and provides a safer environment for the responders, according to Josh Humphrey, Iowa County Emergency Manager.

Iowa County Rescue is a diverse group of volunteers that serve the county by doing vehicle and specialized rescues as well as responding to HazMat incidents.

Members of Iowa County Rescue members include a firefighter, a City of Marengo police officer, the Iowa County Deputy Sheriff, an Iowa County jailer and a local businessmen that are on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week.

A check presentation will be held on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Iowa County Rescue facility.

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