San Diego Burn Institute

FIREFIGHTERS HOLD "BOOT DRIVE" MARCH 13 TO HELP BURN VICTIMS

 

March 4, 2013 (San Diego's East County) -- Hundreds of firefighters across the County will take to the streets on March 12 for the annual "Fill the Boot for the Burn Institute" effort.  Firefights will collect cash donations at major intersections during morning and afternoon commutes. The effort is organized by the San Diego-Imperial County fire Fighters Advisory Council, the Burn Institute, and the San Diego County Fire Chiefs Association.


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HELP FIREFIGHTERS "GIVE BURNS THE BOOT"


Proceeds from April 6 event benefit the Burn Institute

 

April 6, 2011 (San Diego) -- Local firefighters take to the streets today for the 12th Annual Firefighter Boot Drive -- a countywide effort to support the Burn Institute.

 

The Boot Drive began as a grassroots effort backed by the fire service and has been going strong for more than a decade.  It is now a hallmark fundraiser for the Burn Institute. In 2010, more than $210,000 was raised for the organization.  Scroll down for a list of locations where firefighters will be asking the public to "fil the boot." 


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LEAVE FIREWORKS TO EXPERTS, BURN INSTITUE WARNS

All fireworks illegal in County, from sparklers to bottle rockets

 


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