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Collier County Sheriff's Office receives FEMA grant

Posted: 6:31 PM, Jun 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-06 18:32:05-04

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Collier County emergency responders received a huge grant tonight.

The sheriff's office received a FEMA grant of $5.8 million for its life-saving handling of Hurricane Irma. They were recognized for securing critical infrastructure, sand-bagging and taking other measures to ensure public safety.

The grant is part of more than $100 million FEMA has provided in public assistance grants to reimburse Florida agencies for Hurricane Irma-related expenses. 

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