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Verbatim: Fort Wayne firefighters collect for MDA

Statement issued Wednesday:

Fort Wayne Fire Department and the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 124 will be out this Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 26-28, with their “Fill the Boot” Campaign to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

“We are asking everyone that can help to us, please fill the boot for MDA when you see our firefighters out collecting,” said Captain Randy Zion, Fort Wayne Fire Department Firefighter and IAFF Local 124 MDA Chairman.

Last year, IAFF Local 124 led in both the State and Eighth District in the amount of money collected for MDA and has done so for the past 13 years. They raised $83,595.98 in 2009. Help the Fort Wayne Firefighters “Fill the Boot” for the MDA.

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