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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.