BOSTON (CBS) — Fifty ambulances traveled from Worcester’s UMass Medical Center to Boston’s Fenway Park Wednesday in a show of appreciation for paramedics, EMTs and 911 dispatchers. It’s all part of a local celebration of National EMS Week.

The “Convoy of Champions” departed Worcester at 1:15 p.m. and was escorted along the Massachusetts Turnpike by State Police with lights flashing.

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Young supporters cheer on the ambulance convoy. (WBZ-TV)

At Fenway, there was a flyover from two medical helicopters. Gov. Charlie Baker, Mayor Marty Walsh and Attorney General Maura Healey shared video tributes to those in the EMS field.

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“Today’s event is unprecedented. We’ve never had this type of statewide recognition for our personnel,” said Dennis Cataldo, president of Cataldo Ambulance.

EMTs at Fenway Park. (WBZ-TV)

The ambulances even made their way onto the field, where they lined the warning track.

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“I think it is a big boost. People are working very hard and they generally do it without a lot of fanfare,” said Joe O’Hare of Boston EMS.