Fire Fighters in the News – November 23, 2018


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Aliquippa fire fighters Give Coats to kindergartners

Aliquippa Fire Fighters gave out 140 coats at Aliquippa Elementary School at a distribution day on Friday November 16.


“The program began after firefighters noticed a child walking to school in cold weather wearing just a hoodie, Childs said. The program is conducted in coordination with Operation Warm.”

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Dunbar fire department announces their partnership with operation warm

At the Dunbar City Council meeting, Dunban Fire Department Deputy Fire Chief Jason Burger announced that the fire department will be raising money for Operation Warm in order to keep local kids warm this winter.

“In 2017, Burger said, the Dunbar Fire Department provided 62 new coats to children throughout the city. The department’s goal for 2018 is to gather 75 coats.”

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Boise fire fighters hand out new coats for operation warm

Hundreds of kids in Boise have brand new coats all thanks to Boise fire fighters and Operation Warm.

“Members of the Boise Firefighters Local 149 unit brought the Boise State-themed fire truck to 10 schools in the Boise and West Ada school districts as part of 2018 Operation Warm.”

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Lockport fire fighters deliver coats to kids

More than 140 children are scheduled to receive free coats thanks to the Lockport Fire Fighters. Fire fighters gave our coats on Friday, Nov. 16th and will continue to deliver coats on Monday Nov. 19th and Tuesday Nov. 20th to Lockport city elementary schools.

This is the fourth year Lockport Professional Fire Fighters Associations has partnered with Operation Warm.

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delkalb fire fighters give 120 coats to kids

“DelKalb Fire Fighters have seen a lot of scary scenes, including children who might not have a proper winter coat to keep them warm.”

“For the fifth year in a row, the fire fighters at DeKalb Fire Station 1 partnered with the DeKalb Classroom Teachers’ Association to help local kids stay warm in the winter months.”

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