Two fire houses partner up to raise money for former firefighter - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Two fire houses partner up to raise money for former firefighter

(Source: Erica Bivens/KPLC) (Source: Erica Bivens/KPLC)
(Source: Erica Bivens/KPLC) (Source: Erica Bivens/KPLC)
DEQUINCY, LA (KPLC) -

DeQuincy Fire Department and Ward 6 Fire teamed up today from 4-6 p.m. at various intersections in DeQuincy for a boot fundraiser.

All proceeds will go to funeral costs for Dale Pinder, a former DeQuincy firefighter for 15 years. Pinder passed away January 10 from a heart attack. His funeral was yesterday.

Firefighters today say Pinder was a standout character and this was just one way they could give back to him.

KPLC's Erica Bivens will have the story tonight on Nightcast.

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