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D.C. fire dept. didn't apply for grant help for 'obsolete' fireboat

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The District's fire chief said his department did not apply for federal funding to replace a boat city inspectors have since deemed "obsolete" because he didn't think it would be worth the effort. In a response to an Office of the Inspector General report, Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe said it would cost about $7 million to replace the 50-year-old John Glenn Jr., the District's only rescue boat...

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