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Posted on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 : 8:30 a.m.

Augusta Township Fire Department gets grants for ATV purchase

By AnnArbor.com Staff

The Augusta Township Fire Department has received grants that will help it purchase an all-terrain vehicle to fight brush fires and make off-road rescues, Fire Chief Vic Chevrette said.

The department has received a $5,000 matching grant from the State Department of Natural Resources and a $2,500 grant from Monsanto Corp., Chevrette said.