Did you know that the Fire Fighters Bunker Gear, pants, coat, helmet, boots, face covering, gloves, etc, etc, weighs about 40 pounds? Now add an oxygen tank and head into a burning building! Our heroes can lose a lot of body weight working in that gear! Sometimes around 10 pounds a run! Plus they need to leave whatever they are doing, drive to the fire station, park their vehicle and “bunker up” and jump onto the fire engine. And they do this in around 5 minutes time. As volunteers......

Calendars will be for sale at local banks for $20. In addition to purchase of a calendar, $200 sponsorships are still available to help with the cost of the project. All sponsors will be listed on the calendar. All donations are welcome and are tax deductable.

The cost of the safety trailer is in excess of $80,000. Follow the progress on the FaceBook page Grove Fire Fighters for the Kids, and be a part. For more information or to make a donation, persons interested may contact Chief Mike Reed at the Grove Fire Department 918-786-4961, or Patti Beth Anderson, 918-786-3318.