State, city to buy new SCBA for NM firefighters

The state is giving $685K and the city is giving $150K to buy 167 sets of breathing apparatus for Albuquerque firefighters


By Dan McKay
The Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque firefighters will get new air tanks and breathing equipment, thanks to federal stimulus money and city funds.

Gov. Bill Richardson and Mayor Richard Berry made the announcement jointly Tuesday at one of the state's busiest fire stations, near Central and Girard NE.

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