Firehouse on Display for Light Show

A fire battalion in Wisconsin gets into the holiday spirit, and they're doing it with the help of a high school student.
Courtney Terlecki explains.


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FIVE TRUCKS..
FIREFIGHTERS...
(Chief Paul Czarapata, Wausau Fire Battalion): "Probably half the working crew was out here."
AND A LOT OF FUN.
(Chief Paul Czarapata, Wausau Fire Battalion): "We like to have a little bit of fun too and be involved in stuff that brightens peoples days."
THE WAUSAU FIRE DEPARTMENT LIT UP MONDAY NIGHT.
(Chief Paul Czarapata, Wausau Fire Battalion): "Having the lights come on the truck and see that in that venue is kind of neat."
THEY SPENT 30 MINUTES LINING UP TRUCKS AND FLASHING LIGHTS.
(Chief Paul Czarapata, Wausau Fire Battalion): "Some of our vehicles have delays with the lighting system so they had to override systems to be able to use them."
THEY IDEA CAME FROM WAUSAU WEST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HUNTER STARK, WHO GOT TO WORK EDITING THE FESTIVE FLASHES TO WIZARDS IN WINTER BY THE TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA.
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(Chief Paul Czarapata, Wausau Fire Battalion): "it was fun for us and bring some excitement and a little bit of joy to the holiday season to the public because they get to see the vehicles they've paid for in a different light."
FIRE OFFICIALS SAY IT WAS A FUN WAY TO CELEBRATE THE SEASON.
(Chief Paul Czarapata, Wausau Fire Battalion): "I thought it was pretty exciting."

Instructional Links

Video: Wausau Fire Department Light Show-2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FA8OQP91b9w&feature=youtu.be

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