Firefighters Fight Muscular Dystrophy

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Local firefighters are using their fire boots Saturday, not to battle fires but to fight muscular dystrophy. This fundraising effort by firefighters is called Fill the Boot and it started Friday. All proceeds are going to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and participants say they couldn’t be happier to help the cause. Firefighters … Continue reading »

Firefighters Collect Money for MDA

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Firefighters from Eugene and Springfield teamed up Friday to fight a different kind of battle. They’re raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Local firefighters have been taking part in the Fill the Boot campaign for 50 years. On Friday, they held out empty boots at the corner of Pioneer Parkway and … Continue reading »

Firefighters Raise Money for MDA

EUGENE, Ore. — Springfield, Eugene, and South Lane County firefighters all combined efforts Friday to battle a big opponent: muscular dystrophy. They’re taking part in the Fill-the-Boot drive, asking drivers to drop cash into fire boots to support local families. The firefighters hope to raise a combined $30,000 Friday. This is the first of two … Continue reading »