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Gazette Premium Content Honeywell donates gear, cash to Pikes Peak region firefighters

By Andrea Sinclair Published: October 29, 2013

Fire departments in the Pikes Peak Region that helped Colorado Springs and El Paso County through the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires will receive fire gear and cash at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Honeywell Technology Solutions, 1110 Bayfield Dr.

Employees from around the world donated through the Honeywell Humanitarian Relief Fund, the company's corporate citizenship initiative, in the aftermath of both wildfires.

Volunteer fire departments honored will include Cascade, Crystal Park, Palmer Lake, Simla, Ellicott, Calhan, Stratmoor Hills, Divide, El Paso County Sheriff Wildland Fire Operations, Green Mountain Falls, Manitou Springs and Black Forest.

The company will give cash to six departments and $255,000 worth of Honeywell protective fire gear.

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