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Police, fire departments in south Tucson come together to help battle COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 10:39 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-26 15:12:28-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — All agencies including the police and fire departments in south Tucson are coming together to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic.

The chief of police of South Tucson says his department has plenty of personal protective equipment, thanks to donations from other departments.

He also highlighted the collaboration between first responders.

South Tucson police chief Manny Amado said "All agencies whether police or fire are working together on this. We all have the well being and safety of our community in mind. We are all in regular contact with each other."

While the department is seeing a rise in crimes right now they say the firs responders have received lots of support and donations from the community.