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Fire department nets $50k in new gear for Taylor Swift music video

Bonners Ferry volunteer firefighters show off their dance moves in a Shake It Off video. (Bonners Ferry Fire Department / Courtesy)
Bonners Ferry volunteer firefighters show off their dance moves in a Shake It Off video. (Bonners Ferry Fire Department / Courtesy)
From staff reports

The all-volunteer Bonners Ferry Fire Department took home $50,000 in new fire gear for showing off their dance moves in a video competition.

Eight firefighters danced to Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” for a chance to win ten sets of Viking Turnout Gear.

The winning video clocked in just under two minutes and features Chief Pat Warkentin in a kilt with a fire hose between his legs.

The company announced the winner earlier this week on Facebook.

The gear is designed to filter out harmful particles. The winner also got helmets, boots, hoods, gloves and glove straps from other sponsoring companies.

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