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Local bomb squads to receive money from Homeland Security

WHECTV
Updated: September 20, 2019 06:30 PM
Created: September 20, 2019 11:37 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (WHEC) — Both Monroe County and the City of Rochester will see over $100,000 go to their bomb squads as a result of a grant program from the federal Department of Homeland Security.

The grants were announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday and are part of $2 million in funding heading to New York State bomb squads.

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The funding will help equip and train the bomb squads for potential emergencies caused by improvised explosive devices, or IEDs.


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