Federal grants will give Maine fire fighters access to new equipment

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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - Firefighters in Maine will have some upgraded equipment thanks to federal grants.

Bucksport's Fire Department is getting about 140-thousand dollars for new breathing apparatus and other equipment.

Waterville firefighters will use their 230-thousand dollars for breathing apparatus.

And the Maine State Fire Training Academy has been given 92-thousand dollars to support their program used by firefighters across the state.