The department says it will use the grant money to upgrade some of its equipment.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

JEANNETTE (KDKA) — The City of Jeannette Fire Department will be getting an upgrade to some of their equipment thanks to federal grant money.

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The department was awarded a grant from FEMA worth more than $169,000.

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The news was announced in a Facebook post on Friday.

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The department says that the funding will be used to replace all of its air packs with new units that will meet the standards of the National Fire Protection Association.