Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Shelton fire, police, ambulance personnel seek donations

In support of Oklahoma first responders
SHELTON - Local first responders are teaming up to support their brothers and sisters in Moore, Okla. in wake of the tragic tornado that recently hit the area. 

When tragedy hits, first responders reach out to support each other no matter where it occurs.
Echo Hose Ambulance, along with the Fire Department and Police Department, are assembling care packages that will be sent to the EMS, Fire and Police Departments of Moore, Okla.
The various departments are looking for assistance from the public in collecting items.
Individuals who would like to help may donate new items including, but not limited to, non-perishable easy to pack food, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, adult sized T-shirts, socks, underwear, and tank tops.
The care packages will include cards to show support and thanks for the service that EMTs, firefighters and police officers do even in the midst of personal struggle.
The items and support cards may be dropped off at the Shelton Police Department, the four fire houses and at Echo Hose Ambulance Corps headquarters.
For information or any questions about acceptable items contact:
Jeff Caporaso, AEMT FTO
100 Meadow St.
Shelton, CT 06484

This information is taken from a press release from Echo Hose Chief Michael Chaffee.

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