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Fire district receives funding from grants


October 27, 2021

The Sweet Home Fire District recently received helpful funding from grants offered by the Special Districts Association of Oregon and the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund.

Historically, the fire district has provided rural address posts and markers at no cost to landowners. They allow first responders to find addresses from the roadway during emergencies. With increasing service demands, however, the district struggled to ensure that the rural-addressing program was up-to-date.

But thanks to matching SDAO grants, responders will be able to find addresses much easier. The program a...

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