Pennsylvania fire department helping kids celebrate birthdays during virus restrictions

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa (WJAC) – Phoenix Fire Department in Hollidaysburg is asking parents of children with upcoming birthdays to notify them so that the firefighters can help them celebrate despite the coronavirus restrictions.

According to the fire department's Facebook page, Phoenix Fire Department wants to help kids in the borough celebrate their birthdays by parading the trucks down the street, since the children cannot have a proper birthday party: "Let's put some smiles back in our community!"

The fire department is asking parents in the Hollidaysburg borough to contact them on Facebook to coordinate a celebration.