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Ahoskie volunteer firefighters get new helmets

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AHOSKIE, N.C. - A volunteer fire department in the east will soon have some new equipment to help them save lives.

The Ahoskie Rural Volunteer Fire Department will get new helmets, thanks to a $5,000 grant.

The grant is part of a national philanthropic program funded by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. Since 2004 the company’s donated more than $480,000 dollars to North Carolina fire departments.

The new helmets will help replace some still in use after more than 10 years of action. Most helmets suggest being replaced after two years.
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