Bangor Professional Firefighters efforts to Fill the Boot this year was a big win for MDA of Maine.

According to the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Maine, Bangor Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 772 have collected over $48,000 for the organization this year. $13,904.00 was collected on Black Friday alone. Firefighters also collected cash at concerts on the Bangor Waterfront this summer, along with other fund raising efforts like their annual Chili Chowder Cookoff.

Over the past decade Bangor Firefighters have collected over $250,000 for MDA.

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