VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Valdosta firefighters are making sure children in the community have a very Merry Christmas.
The fire department hosted shop with a firefighter on Monday.
13 kids who have been victims of fire or storm damage went on a shopping spree with firefighters.
Each child received a couple of hundred dollars to buy whatever they wanted at Walmart on Norman Drive.
"Well Christmas in itself is an exciting time. When we do shop with a firefighter, we get some of us as grown men firefighters the kid comes out in us. We see the excitement of the kids, the appreciation of the family," said Cpt. James Clinkscales.
The Valdosta Police Department will hold its annual shop with a cop event on Monday.