Eddy & Chaves County Fire Departments To Split Grant Money

20 million dollars in grants will be distributed through the New Mexico Fire Protection Grant Fund, and several Chaves County departments will benefit. Chaves County will get 434-thousand dollars of that money, going to Berrendo Fire for new breathing equipment and Dexter Fire for a new water tanker truck. Additionally, the Happy Valley Fire Department in Eddy County will get 400-thousand dollars for a facility improvement. Loving will get 89-thousand for a fill station, and Queen will get 300-thousand dollars for a new fire truck.