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City receives funds for fire training tower

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By BRANDON MESSICK

Daily Press Staff Writer

The Eddy County Commission approved $500,000 to the City of Artesia today for the construction of a tower to train Artesia and county firefighters. The half-million dollars from the county will be matched by an additional $500,000 from Artesia to begin the project.

“I’m on board for anything that gets volunteers out there and training,” said Eddy County Fire Service Coordinator Robert Brader. Brader agrees to the funding in principle but says stipulations involving care and liability for the structure should be outlined before the project begins. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.

 

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