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Tacoma Fire Department Struts Its Stuff
UPDATE: Vote now at gma.yahoo.com.
We knew there was a lot of talent within the Tacoma Fire Department, but until this morning we clearly didn't realize the full extent of it.
Good Morning America gave fire departments across America the chance to compete for a $10,000 prize for their cities. For the "5-Alarm Firefighters Challenge" GMA chose the song, "Safe & Sound" by Capital Cities," and asked fire departments to make videos of themselves lip-syncing, dancing, and generally showing their stuff to the music.
You can watch two of the videos a day over the next three days, and vote. The three finalists will compete for the final $10,000 prize with a variety of other challenges. The winning department gets the $10,000 prize to take home to their city. Tacoma's entry was a grassroots effort by the firefighters involved, and none of the firefighters involved will benefit directly - Tacoma's team hope to donate the funds to two charities that would benefit Tacoma - the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Coats for Kids.
The first two videos are available to watch on the Good Morning America website, but we've got Tacoma Fire's video right here (below, and on YouTube). You'll have to wait to vote for them until it's shown on GMA, but don't wait too long - votes are only being recorded between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Eastern Time.
Tacoma's video, made by the guys and gal at Tacoma's Station 12, with a little volunteered help on video and production, will be shown sometime this week, but you can watch it and share it with your friends now - just don't forget to vote.
If you ask us, TFD blows away the competition... but we may be a little biased.
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