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SA fire department to receive FEMA funding

SAN ANTONIO – Several Texas fire departments have been awarded federal grants to purchase equipment.

District 7 Fire and Rescue in San Antonio is set to receive funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Statewide, FEMA has awarded more than $781,000 in grants to fire departments.

It has not been released the exact amount District 7 will receive.

The funding comes from the Assistance to Firefighters grant program designed to help departments nationwide meet their firefighting and emergency needs.