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Russell County Rural Fire Department Presented with Check

Russell Co Fire Receives 1000 Dollar CheckJohn Sjoholm, Gas Compliance Coordinator, presents a $1,000 check on behalf of the Kansas Pipeline Association to the Russell County Rural Fire Department on May 24.

The KPA makes available grants to select first responders in each of Kansas' Homeland Security Districts, who attend pipeline training events.

Receiving are (L to R) Keith Haberer, Russell/Ellsworth County Emergency Management Director; Tom Buzzell and Brent Steinle, Russell County Rural Firefighters; and Tracey Kuntzsch, Russell County Rural Fire Chief and Assistant Emergency Management Director.

The group will spend the money on new safety gear.

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