Fire Fighters in the News – November 18, 2019

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Story credit: KFVS 12

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) — As the weather gets colder, coat drives are warming up in the Heartland. The Paducah Fire Department is organizing a coat drive to prepare hundred of students for winter.

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hagerstown firefighters give the gift of warmth

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) – Fire fighters showed up to Jonathan Hager Elementary School Wednesday morning, giving the gift of warmth. 100 students received brand-new, winter coats thanks to the Hagerstown Professional Fire fighters’ Operation Warm.

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Story credit: The Fredrick News-Post

Charity football game raises more than $2,000 for nonprofit

An annual charity football game between Fredrick County fire fighters and law enforcement personnel raised nearly $2,500 for a nonprofit that provides coats for children.

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7th annual recycle holiday lights drive

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Today, Eastridge Elementary will officially kick off the 7th Annual Recycle Holiday Lights Drive. Ten percent will be donated to Lincoln Fire fighters’ Operation Warm.

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 Story credit: The Zebra

keeping kids warm: willie Bailey outperforms again with annual coat drive

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – It wouldn’t be the holiday season in Alexandria without Willie Bailey’s annual coat drive. By the end of the year, Bailey and his team of volunteers from the Alexandria Police Department, Fire Department, and Sheriff’s Office have distributed more than 4,000 winter coats to city youth.

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fire fighters give free coats to lakewood students

MARYSVILLE, Wa. – Dozens of local children received brand new winter coats this week thanks to Marysville Professional Fire fighters, IAFF 3219.

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