The Stockton fire department unveiled new equipment aimed at keeping firefighters safe. Particulate Barrier Hoods provide critical protection from fire particles and radiation. These hoods protect the necks and jaws of firefighters. The hoods were made possible by a $10,000 grant from California Water Service. Cal Water’s grant program has awarded $160,000 to 10 different fire departments.

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Learn more about California Water Service’s Inaugural Firefighter Grant Program.

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