Fill the Boot
In a “show of strength” by local fire departments, firefighters turned out on Monday night at Twin River Casino to make their department pledges known prior to Labor Day weekend’s traditional Muscular Distrophy Telethon. Shown here (l to r), MDA Goodwill Ambassador Thomas Newman poses with Pvt. Matthew Maraia (Warwick), Rescue Lt. Ryan Elmasian (Johnston) and Pvt. Michael Burke (Cranston), whose combined departmental pledges totaled $60,000.