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Grant provides funds for eastern Iowa fire departments

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Three eastern Iowa fire departments will receive federal grants a make improvements to their departments.

Departments in Asbury, Marengo and Charlotte will share nearly $140,000 from an assistance programs run by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

The money will be used for training, protective equipment and other supplies that will allow the departments to improve times when responding to emergencies.

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