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Published February 20, 2011, 06:06 PM

Turtle Mountain Chippewa Getting Nearly $1M for Firefighters

The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa is getting nearly a million dollars to help hire firefighters and recruit volunteer firefighters.

By: Associated Press,

BELCOURT, N.D. (AP) — The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa is getting nearly a million dollars to help hire firefighters and recruit volunteer firefighters.

North Dakota's congressional delegation says the $926,000 is through a federal Department of Homeland Security program designed to strengthen the nation's ability to respond to fires and fire-related hazards.

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