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CBN fire de­part­ments get funds for equip­ment A group of Con­cep­tion Bay North fire de­part­ments will re­ceive gov­ern­ment fund­ing. De­part­ments in Spa­niard’s Bay, Bay Roberts and Up­per Is­land Cove will re­ceive a com­bined to­tal of $27,000 to pur­chase fire­fight­ing equip­ment. Spa­niard’s Bay will pur­chase a ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tions re­peater, while Bay Roberts and Up­per Is­land Cove will both get Self-Con­tained Breath­ing Ap­pa­ra­tus cylin­ders. Bay Roberts is also pur­chas­ing per­sonal pro­tec­tive equip­ment. The cost of the equip­ment will be cost-shared be­tween the provin­cial gov­ern­ment and the com­mu­ni­ties at a 90/10 split.

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