Firefighters' Thoughtfulness, Generosity Welcomed

A Rimer CLC Family's Gratitude
Posted on 12/20/2019
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Akron firefighters respond to car crashes, provide medical care and rescue people from burning homes, but sometimes it's their quiet, community service work that changes lives and warms hearts.

Earlier this month, firefighters met a vibrant kindergartner, Mya Slater, during a safety town presentation at Rimer Elementary.

"She got their attention and they loved her, fell in love with her," said her father, Dwight Slater.

As they continued to talk with the 5-year-old girl, the firefighters began to realize her family was dealing with some personal and financial troubles at home. Read more of the story here >>.

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