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New London firefighters donate coats for kids in need

Published February 25. 2014 2:00PM   Updated February 25. 2014 2:22PM

New London – The fire department on Monday delivered more than two dozen new winter coats to the Thames Valley Council for Community Action Inc. as part of a statewide effort by the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut to reach out to children in need.

The union partnered with the national nonprofit Operation Warm to distribute 350 American-made coats statewide.

The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut is an affiliate of the International Association of Fire Fighters, comprised of 30,000 professional firefighters nationally. For more information visit: www.iaff.org, www.operationwarm.org or www.firefighterscoatsforkids.org.

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