South Hadley, MA Fire District No. 1 recently purchased six ballistic vests, to be kept in three of the department’s ambulances in case of an emergency or active shooter scenario.
“We’re just being proactive,” Fire District No. 1 Chief Robert Authier said. “God forbid we have the type of event where we would use them.”
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