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Filling firefighters' boots for a cause

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Billings firefighters and IAFF local 521 have partnered with the muscular dystrophy association for their annual fill the boot campaign. KULR 8 caught up with the firefighters Saturday as they worked the intersection of Hilltop Road and Main Street in the Billings Heights.

A half dozen firefighters worked each side of the street. Their boots are large and their cause even greater.

"It started back in Boston and they had a fireman with a child that had muscular dystrophy," coordinator Matt Hoppel said. "They passed the boot around the station and that's how it all started."

"It's a lot of fun in the sense that we get to raise the money, but you get to interact with everybody in the community," firefighter Sean Biggins said.

If you would like to know more about fill the boot and how the money is used we invite you to check out the connections page.

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