Texas fire departments stock interchangeable equipment for terror, disaster responseThe strategy is intended to improve coordination among different agencies that would respond to a major emergency
By David Burge
The El Paso Times
EL PASO, Texas — The city Fire Department continues to stock up on equipment and plan for a regional disaster or terrorist attack.
Firefighters will ask the City Council on Tuesday to approve spending $475,000 of federal grant money to purchase about 120 self-contained breathing units.