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Fire department seeks help from a grant writer

Moorcroft's volunteer fire department has been diligently seeking grant funding to replace the Self Contained Breathing apparatus (SCBs) firefighters wear when they step around and into burning structures and vehicles. The town has spent money straight from the coffers over the last couple of years, buying six units as the department searched for assistance.

About three years ago, the department began applying for federal moneys through the AFG funding, but each application has been rejected, according to Jordan Roberts, volunteer firefighter and spokesman at the Moorcroft Council meeting rece...

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