NORFOLK, Va. - Don't be alarmed if you see a Norfolk firefighter walking along the street, holding a boot this week.
It Norfolk Fire-Rescue's annual Fill the Boot campaign to collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the fight against muscular dystrophy, ALS and other muscle-debilitating diseases.
From Monday, September 16 to Wednesday, September 18, Norfolk firefighters will be on the street near the following locations:
- St. Pauls Blvd & Brambleton Ave
- 43rd St & Hampton Blvd
- Newtown Rd & VA Beach Blvd
- Little Creek Rd & Chesapeake Ave
- Princess Anne Rd & Ingleside Rd
- Little Creek Rd & Granby St
Each year, the Muscular Dystrophy Association partners with fire departments across the country to raise money for research, care and MDA summer camp, which provides a fun week for kids with no cost to families, according to the website.
Norfolk Fire-Rescue says it raised more than $38,000 last year.