Ind. fire department uses grant to buy new radios

The department will buy 200 new radios and upgrade 65 others as part of a $1.4 million regional Assistance to Firefighters Grant


By Benjamin Lanka
The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Fort Wayne Fire Department will use a grant to upgrade all of its radios in anticipation of a complete overhaul of the local public safety radio system.

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously supported an ordinance to allow the department to buy 200 new radios and upgrade 65 others as part of a $1.4 million regional Assistance to Firefighters Grant.

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