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Valdosta, Albany competition heats up as VFD prepares to 'Give Burns the Boot'

The Albany and Valdosta fire departments are competing to 'Give Burns the Boot' (Source: WALB) The Albany and Valdosta fire departments are competing to 'Give Burns the Boot' (Source: WALB)
The goal is to raise $20,000 to help children get treatment for burns. (Source: WALB) The goal is to raise $20,000 to help children get treatment for burns. (Source: WALB)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Some friendly competition is heating up, as the Valdosta Fire Department goes head-to-head with Albany's for the annual Give Burns the Boot Drive.

MORE: VFD challenges AFD with fundraising goal

The goal is to raise $20,000 to help children get treatment for burns.

The Albany Fire Department held a big fundraiser almost two weeks ago at Sam's Club.

Now, it's Valdosta's turn.

Chief Freddie Broom said his department will be at both Walmarts, Piggly Wiggly and Winn-Dixie on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They'll take spare change, checks and even aluminum cans.

The competition will run through the end of the year.

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