The International Association of Firefighters, Danbury Firefighter’s Union Local 801 is conducting a canned food drive on behalf of the Salvation Army's holiday basket effort. Lt Chip Daly says they will be accepting items through Friday.
All non-perishable food items will be accepted. They can be dropped at the Fire Marshal's Office during normal City hall operating hours. Daly is reminding people that firehouses are open 24-7, so items are being collected at all hours.
They have been hosting the food drive for about 30 years.
Food drive collection sites are at the following Danbury career fire stations:
Fire Headquarters, 19 New St.
Engine Company 23, 208 Osborne St.
Engine Company 24, 36 Eagle Road, Commerce Park
Engine Company 25, 171 S. King St.
Engine Company 26, 75 Kenosia Ave. Extension.