Lynden could get 3 more career firefighters via $431,000 federal grant

LYNDEN ­— The city could be getting three more firefighters in 2013. Fire Chief Gary Baar told the City Council Monday that Lynden has qualified for a federal SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) grant covering the costs of three firefighters for two years. The funding is just over $431,000. Baar said he…

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