• Marysville firefighters give brand new winter coats to local first-graders

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff


    Marysville, Wash. - More than 80 first-graders at Liberty Elementary School in Marysville received new winter coats on Thursday.

    The Marysville Fire District firefighters partnered with the nonprofit Operation Warm for the fourth year in a row to give new coats to children who need them.


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    "This is truly one of our favorite events of the year," said Capt. Jason Tucker, IAFF Local 3219 president, in a statement. "We love to see all the smiles when the kids pick up their coats. We also know the coats will mean these families can use their limited resources on other needs this holiday season."

    Since 2012, the International Association of Fire Fighters and Operation Warm have given winter coats to more than 200,000 children.

    PHOTOS: Marysville firefighters give winter coats to local children

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    A first-grader poses for a photo in her new winter coat with a firefighter at Liberty Elementary School in Marysville. (Courtesy: Marysville Fire District)




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