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Great Falls Fire Department Warns About Scams

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The Great Falls Fire Department is warning residents of a scam that is using their name and asking locals to donate money for charity. The Montana State Fire Chiefs Association says people across Montana need to be on the look out for scams using the names of local Firefighter Stations.the association was made aware of a scam asking Montana residences to mail in donations for charity to an address in Milwaukee after a relative of a Montana fire fighter received the solicitation.

"When your giving to a charity with the Great Falls Fire Department, is going to give your donations. You will be giving it right to a Firefighter from Great Falls who will then, you know then we give it to the charity at the end of the event," explains Battalion Chief, Jamie Jackson.

To help keep the public from getting confused or worse falling victim to a scam, the Great Falls Firefighters say they fund raise in person, never by mail, phone or online.

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