Fraternal Order of Eagles donate to Chicopee Fire Department

Some fires produce cyanide that chicopee firefighters can't fully detect right now

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Chicopee firefighters will be safer on the job thanks to the generosity of the Fraternal Order of Eagles service club. The Eagle’s Chicopee falls chapter gave deputy fire Chief Daniel Dupre a check for $4,500.chicopee-eagles-donation-2

Deputy Dupre told 22News, the money will buy equipment that could save the lives of firefighters. “We’re looking at a couple of hydrogen cyanide detectors. Some fires produce cyanide that we truly can’t detect right now.”

The Cyanide fumes from such fires can endanger firefighter’s lives when it goes undetected.

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