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Grant will help counties to link communications

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Saratoga, Fulton and Montgomery counties have received state grant money to interlink their emergency communications systems with surrounding counties. The state last week awarded $6.3 million to the three counties to buy the equipment needed to increase the ability of their police, fire and ambulance personnel to talk between counties. Such communication ability can be helpful during region-wide disasters like those caused by tropical storms Irene and Lee in 2011, but will also be helpful ...

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