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We asked our Facebook fans what they wanted this year and we received responses ranging from boots, extrication gloves, Monopoly: Firefighters Edition and also a special wish for all firefighters to make it home safely at the end of a shift.
Check out the responses and be sure to add your own wish in the comment section below.
"I have a new shield and Halligan bar on my wish list!" —Desiree Deyo Fournier
"A fire extinguisher for the garage." — George May
"I seriously have boots and extrication gloves on my list!" — Meg Kimball
"A fire department personalized tree skirt for my husband would be great. Also, for everyone to have a safe and happy holiday." — Cheri Wilkinson-Dombrowski
"A Cairns leather helmet, please." —Elliot Manocal
"For everyone to be safe out on the roadways as people travel to see family! It's the season for giving – not going to funerals. Be safe, buckle up and take your time!" — Mike Singletary
"I'd love a "Fire Wife" hoodie. My husband would love a bunker gear wallet, Firefighter Monopoly or some EMT pants." — Elizabeth Goyette
"The only wish I have for this Christmas is that all my brother and sister firefighters out there always make it home." — Jerry Lundy
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