NARRAGANSETT â The Narragansett Fire Department has received $384,000 as part of the Department of Homeland Securityâs Port Security Grant Program (PSGP). According to Fire Chief Scott Partington, $360,000 will be used to purchase a fire, rescue, and CBRNE (chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives) boat. The remaining $24,000 will be used to provide NASBLA (National Association of State Boating Law Administrators) training for operators within the department.
âWeâre extremely excited about it and fortunate enough to have received the award,â said Partington. âWe recognize it as a real necessity for the port area in this community.â
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