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A contribution is dropped into a firefighter boot at the Boston Fire Department's North End station on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. A boot that had been used for years to raise charity contributions at the station was stolen last week. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Firefighter Charity Collection Boot Stolen In North End

For many years, the crew at the Boston Fire Department’s North End fire house has put a firefighter boot out on the sidewalk, raising thousands of dollars to fight muscular dystrophy.

09/15/2013

A firefighter collects a donation in Andover.

Andover Firefighters And Police In Dispute Over ‘Boot’ Donations

Andover police say firefighters passing the boot in the middle of the street interferes with traffic and is unsafe.

09/30/2011

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