Baltimore Fire Department Gets $1.5M Grant for Heart Monitors

April 26, 2013

U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a nearly$1.5 million grant to the Baltimore Fire Department to buy 75 monitor/defibrillators.

The Assistance to Firefighters Grant was announced by fire officials on Wednesday.

The equipment will enable paramedics to detect and treat life-threatening cardiac emergencies quickly.

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