MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A group of people who know the dangers of fire are helping spread cheer this holiday season.
With their sirens blazing, this special group of firefighters responded to a different type of call for help at Hennepin County Medical Center. The group “Firefighters for Healing” supports patients and their caregivers at the hospital’s burn center.READ MORE: Sheriff: Driver Killed After Logging Truck Overturns In NE Minnesota
The unit helps people who’ve suffered burns or lost personal items in fires get back on their feet. On Tuesday, they delivered gifts and unveiled a special family room.READ MORE: St. Paul Board Of Education Approves Plan For Spending $207M In COVID Relief Funding
“There’s no words to describe that. It completes the circle in happiness for me and our team,” Jake LaFerriere with Firefighters for Healing said. “It’s a beautiful thing to put a smile on a little one’s face like that.”MORE NEWS: Boy Scout Troop's Trailer Stolen From New Brighton Church
More toys and personal items will be delivered to some of the burn center’s outpatient kids as well. The firefighters are also launching a burn camp this summer in Cross Lake.