SFD receives $9,000 grant for radios

The Kansas Forestry Service has awarded a $9,000 grant to the Sabetha Fire Department for new radios.

According the Sabetha Fire Chief Jim Johnson, the Department was awarded $9,000 through the Volunteer Fire Assistance Cooperative Fire Protection Program. The grant is to be split in half, with the City of Sabetha providing half the funds.

Five 800 MHz radios will be purchased, which will allow the SFD to communicate more effectively with local and state first response and public safety agencies who use 800 MHz radios.

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Heather Stewart is a reporter for The Sabetha Herald, where she has been on staff since 2015. She specializes in court and sports reporting, as well as photography. Heather is a 2011 Kansas State University graduate with a degree in psychology. She lives in Sabetha with her husband.


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