Martinsville Fire Department exceeds fundraising goal for Texas department impacted by Harvey

Martinsville volunteer firefighters raised more than $8,100

By Colter Anstaett - Southside Bureau Reporter

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - The Martinsville Fire Department will be sending more money than planned to help a fire department in Texas impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Over the weekend, Martinsville volunteer firefighters held a fundraiser and raised $8,156.48.

Their original goal was $5,000.

Usually, money from the fundraiser, which is held twice a year, is used to help fund the department but because of Hurricane Harvey the firefighters decided to give the money to help those in need.

 

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