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    Carolina, Puerto Rico

    Default Puerto Rico HELP

    I am a Volunteer Firefighter in The Puerto Rico Special Operations Rescue Squad, a combi firedept. I'm currently in the process of finding a grant for the fallowing. PPE for our personel, some ones dosent have the others are very torn off, Handheld radios for our personel since we only have 1 at the
    station, dispatch equipment since we work with SEMA, Police, State Fire
    and EMS during emergencies and we are only able to communicate with
    them via telephone and implement a Wellness and fitness program. I would
    like your help if this can be done. If you can help me for the writting

    I can tell you some brief information about my station. It is on
    the metropolitan area right in the heart of what we called "Milla de
    Oro" its a whole mile full of Buildings (High Rise) the average is 25
    stories, 5 Subway Stations 1 Baseball Stadium with a capacity if 13,000, 2
    Colisseums with a capacity one of 20,000 the other of 10,000, Major
    arterial roads are in our response way as well as 2 airports one
    international and one regional and one Petroleum Refiniry just to name a few of
    our neighbors. We have in our hands aprox 500,000 people.

    We run one light rescue and one heavy rescue wich is suppose to
    arrive in october wich was founded by AFG, 2 ladder trucks, 1 decon
    trailer, 1 Mobile compressor and 1 ems unit (which needs equipment urgently)
    and we are 40 Firefighter Paid and 8 Volunteers. divided in 4, 8 hour
    shifts. If you need any additional information please don't hesitate in
    contacting me.

    All your possible help is extremly usefull and is already being
    thanks by our citizens and fellow firefighter in the Squad.



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    Edgardo, check my profile and contact me offline. We can help you out.
    Kurt Bradley
    Fire/EMS/EMA Grant Consultant
    " Never Trade Skill for Luck"

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