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Firefighters raising money for gear

HANCOCK COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

Volunteers with the Bayside Fire Department in Hancock County spent Saturday at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Lower Bay Road. 

Firemen had boots in their hands, hoping drivers who pulled up to the intersection would drop money in those boots.

Any donations collected Saturday will be used to purchase new air packs and additional firefighting gear. 

Bayside's Assistant Chief told WLOX.com the department has more volunteers, so new firefighting equipment is needed.

If you didn't get by the area Saturday and you'd like to help out, you can call (228) 467-5020.

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