'Fill the boot' to fight MDA this week

'Fill the boot' to fight MDA this week

April 25th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

Chattanooga firefighter Joel Bustos collects donations from a motorist for the Chattanooga Fire Department's "Fill the Boot" fundraiser in Chattanooga in this 2014 file photo. Tenn. For three days, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., firefighters will be in the community collecting donations to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Photo by Staff File Photo /Times Free Press.

Chattanooga firefighters will be on the streets starting Thursday to collect donations for their annual Fill the Boot campaign to raise money against muscular dystrophy.

The Chattanooga Fire Fighters Association L820 & Chattanooga Fire Department MDA will be posted at a variety of locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.

The Chattanooga Department of Transportation said the fundraising campaign won't result in any road closures but motorists are encourage to use extra care when traveling.