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Fire Dept. gets $1.5M grant for heart monitors

Wednesday - 4/24/2013, 7:40pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a nearly$1.5 million grant to the Baltimore Fire Department to buy 75 monitor/defibrillators.

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant was announced by fire officials on Wednesday. The equipment will enable paramedics to detect and treat life-threatening cardiac emergencies quickly.


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