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Grant to help Carolina Beach rehire firefighters

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CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- Carolina Beach is one of three North Carolina towns that is getting federal help to rehire firefighters. The town's fire department is getting $346,800 from the Department of Homeland Security's Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Program.

SAFER grants enhance the ability of the fire departments to acquire and maintain 24-hour staffing and help assure communities have adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards. The program awards grants directly to volunteer, combination, and career fire departments to increase the number of frontline fighters and to rehire firefighters who have lost their jobs because of the economy.

Dunn received $244,700 from the program and Knightdale got $287,158.

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