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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online.More >>
Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
in Swanton now have a leg up when it comes to battling blazes.
Swanton Fire Department has brand new gear. The equipment is lighter, which
helps firefighters move more efficiently. Firefighters say it is also more
durable, and has a moisture management system, which helps keep them cool.
the new gear will prevent fatigue and allow the crew to move faster and more
safely. Firefighters say they've already noticed a difference.
boots are a lot more comfortable, the gear moves with the body," said Assistant
Fire Chief Sean Griewahn. "It's almost like you're wearing regular clothes."
for the new gear came from a federal FEMA grant worth more than $80,000.