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Fire Prevention and Control (Support)

HB 487 (Fetterhoff) creates the Firefighter Cancer Decontamination Grant Program. The program will provide financial assistance to help fire departments procure equipment, supplies and education training designed to mitigate exposure to hazardous, cancer-causing chemicals. The Division of State Fire Marshal within the Department of Financial Services will administer the program and annually award grants to fire departments on an as-needed basis. (Hughes)