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GFPD gearing up for Guns and Hoses charity softball game

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Guns and Hoses is a charity event between Great Falls finest to help raise money for the community, and have a little bit of fun too.

“It’s just an exciting challenge, a competitive day with people we love and work side by side with. We bring a lot of money to the community, everything we earn will go back to the community, to the kids of our community,” said Detective Aaron Frick.

The Guns and Hoses softball game helps a number of charities, but one of the biggest is Shop with a Cop. For the officers who take part, they say this is one of their favorite times of the year.

“Oh its awesome, this is a good event but there is also shop with a cop and other ones but this is a fun one,” said Officer Robbie Larson.

With both agencies being first responders who work hand in hand together, for a day to be against each other brings up quite the friendly rivalry.

“It's a huge rivalry. It's as competitive as can be. There is a lot of trash talking. It's in a friendly gesture. We think the world of Great Falls Fire Rescue but we want to beat them. We want to give them hell and have fun doing it,” said Frick.

If you want to see the eighth annual Guns and Hoses game and help fund charities it’s this Sunday August 12th at 4 P.M. Tickets are on sale now on the Voyagers website
here is the link. https://www.milb.com/great-falls/tickets/promotions

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