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Georgia-Pacific Grants Aid Community Fire Departments

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Georgia-Pacific, Atlanta, Ga., USA, is awarding $175,000 in grants to small town and rural community fire departments across the U.S. This year's grant total for the Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade is the largest amount awarded in the program's five-year history.

Twenty-five Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade winners were chosen from more than 120 applicants in 23 states.

The program has contributed more than $600,000 to rural and small town fire units in communities with Georgia-Pacific facilities. Grants pay for programming and equipment, as well as fire safety education materials for schools.