Greenville Fire-Rescue seeks video votes in contest to win fire safety money

  • Source: WNCT-TV Channel 9
  • Published: 09/09/2019 11:55 AM

The Greenville Fire-Rescue Department said it wants the public to vote for a video it created with other local departments, so it can win win $25,000 for fire safety programs in a nationwide video contest. GFR, the Rocky Mount Fire Dept., and Wilson Fire-Rescue Services worked together to create a video for the “Close Before You Doze” contest, organized by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute. You can click here to vote for the Greenville Fire-Rescue video, from now through Sept. 15. Contest organizers said the top 8 videos with the most votes will enter the next round, where UL representatives will rank the finalists, who will each receive a donation in their name to a fire department of their choosing. The grand prize donation is $25,000, the runner-up and second runner-up will get $15,000 and $10,000, respectively, and five additional winners will get a $5,000 donation.


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