Fire chief association receives federal grant

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By Melina Druga  |  October 20, 2017

U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration recently awarded the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) with an Assistance for Local Emergency Response Training (ALERT) grant for an undisclosed amount. ALERT provides hazmat training for volunteer or remote emergency responders who deal with emergencies involving the transportation by rail of flammable liquids. Training can occur both in-person and online. “The ALERT grant program has...

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