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Texas fire departments receive Helping Heroes grants

The grant money will be used to purchase a fire extinguisher simulator, air bottles for air packs and stabilizing bars for rescues and firefighter safety


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PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Flint Hills Resources and partner Koch Pipeline were busy helping heroes on Monday.

In 2012, Koch Pipeline and FHR began the Helping Heroes grant program to support local fire departments and emergency responders in Texas communities. This year, nine fire departments/emergency responders received a combined total of $43,200 in grants.

Claire Jackson, community relations with Flint Hills Resources and Koch Pipeline, said the companies are pleased to support the volunteer and municipal fire departments in the area so they in turn can better help keep the community safe.

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