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Enbridge awards public safety grants locally


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IRONWOOD — Area law enforcement and fire departments were awarded grants to assist with equipment purchases and training from Enbridge.

This first round of the biannual grant has resulted in $7,500 awards to the Michigan State Police, the Wakefield Fire Department, the Iron County Sheriff’s Department and Iron County Emergency Management and 911, according to Brian Trekas, the pipeline supervisor for Enbridge at the Ironwood office. Ambulance services and law enforcement organizations are also welcome to apply.

“It all gets put to good use because...