Spokane firefighters make special delivery

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 23 at 5:11 PM

SPOKANE --  Forget a magical sleigh ride -- Santa’s helpers made a surprise delivery on a fire truck Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters from Spokane Station 2 delivered brand-new winter coats to more than 550 school children in need at a Stevens Elementary School surprise assembly.

Thanks to secret helpers at the school, the coats were ordered in just the right size, and in a variety of styles and colors.

The surprise delivery was made in conjunction with Firefighters Coats for Kids Foundation, a new community outreach program designed especially for Firefighters across North America.

Firefighters Coats for Kids Foundation is a division of Operation Warm, the largest non-profit distributer of new coats in the U.S.

Washington State Firefighters are the first to launch on the West Coast with one of the largest efforts, thus far.
 

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