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Ocala Fire Rescue receives grant for smoke alarm program

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The Ocala Fire Rescue was awarded a $5,000 grant for the purchase of dual sensor smoke alarms. As WUFT-FM’s Brittany Thompson reports, this is part of the city’s program, S.A.F.E. providing Ocala residents with smoke alarm equipment and installation free of charge.

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