NIPOMO, Calif. -- Nipomo firefighters lit a barbeque to meet with the community, while raising money for the company and local charities.
They sold BBQ lunches off Tefft Street to help fund special training and rescue equipment.
"It's important for us that we get to meet the community on a non-emergency situation," says Nipomo Fire Company 20 Administrator Erin Riffles. "That way they realize that we're here to serve them and that we appreciate what they do for us."
The company also donates to local charities like the Boy Scouts and sends kids with cancer to camp.
The 26 man crew is completely made up of volunteers and respond to more than 2000 emergencies in the Nipomo-Mesa area every year.
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