Grant Provides Nev. Firefighters with Body Armor
July 10--Along with fire, smoke and collapsing buildings, add bullets to the list of hazards Clark County firefighters are equipped to handle.
County officials announced today the Clark County Fire Department received 118 sets of ballistic protection gear for use in active-shooter situations and mass-casualty incidents.
The equipment, which includes body armor and helmets, was procured via grant money from the federal Department of Homeland Security.
Each Clark County Fire battalion...
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