Balloon artists create life-sized firetruck, firefighter in Winnebago County

  • Source: WFRV-TV CBS 5 Green Bay
  • Published: 05/19/2022 12:00 AM

VIDEO: A group of 12 balloon artists from around the United States gathered in Omro to create a life-sized fire truck out of balloons. Artists began working on the project on Monday, where they made the truck and other minor details. On Wednesday, the group unveiled the finished product inside the Omro Fire Department. “It uses about 5,000 balloons. We’re using round balloons, long balloons, and all types of shapes. Mainly just to create our own way of an art form,” said Head Twisticologist Robbie Furman. Inside the fire station, the community was able to see the giant fire truck, a firefighter holding an American flag, and a dog next to a fire hydrant. “It’s a unique opportunity to do a big build like this.


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