Firefighters-to-be get grant

Published 06/28 2012 04:48PM

Updated 06/28 2012 04:51PM

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The state's making a major investment in training the firefighters of tomorrow. Thursday, Fire Marshall Larry Matkaitis announced his office will give a $65,000 grant to UI Fire Service Institute. The money will be used to offset the cost participants have to pay for next year's youth training school by half. 

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