"Good Morning America" put out the call to firefighters across the country to make their own lip-dub videos for a chance to compete for a $10,000 prize for their fire department.
We were wowed by the creative videos of firefighters, singing, dancing, and strutting their stuff in choreographed routines to the hit song, "Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities. Now it’s up to America to vote for your favorite to receive a spot in the competition!
Meet Today’s Semi-Finalists
Watch the videos and learn more about them and then decide who you think should compete in GMA’s 5-Alarm Firefighters Challenge! Viewers can vote at Goodmorningamerica.com for their favorite video from 8:00 A.M. ET to 3 p.m. ET each day and three finalists will compete for the $10K prize.
Meet the McAllen Fire Department
Location: McAllen, Texas
This 100-year-old fire department boasts 167 firefighters who are committed to serving the community -- and have some serious dance moves. The team came together with Sparky the CPR mascot for their video entry.
“Our department is rich in tradition and is a brotherhood bonded by camaraderie, teamwork, and cooperation,” they wrote in their submission essay to “GMA.”
“The department is here to serve its citizens. The McAllen Fire Department has been very instrumental with the Texas Line of Duty Death (LODD) Task Force in the last couple of years. Our Honor Guard had the privilege of leading the precession honoring the fallen Firefighters in the West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion tragedy.”
The department says they would donate the $10,000 prize to the Texas LODD Task Force, an organization dedicated to helping the families of fallen firefighters.
Meet the Clearcreek Fire District
Location: Springboro, Ohio
The mostly career suburban fire department in Springboro, Ohio, also likes to donate their time and efforts to the community through charity work.
“The Clearcreek Fire District has a long history of community involvement and a specialty in raising funds for causes they are passionate about,” they wrote in their entry to “GMA.”
The group says they got together during downtime one day to film their video and stayed up all night editing it to get it done by the deadline.
If crowned the victors, they plan to donate the prize back to their summer fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
“It would be an honor to be able to make this our most successful fundraiser to date by starting off with $10,000 for the cause,” they wrote to “GMA.”
Vote for Your Favorite
Viewers can vote at Goodmorningamerica.com for their favorite to compete in GMA’s 5-Alarm Firefighters Challenge for a chance to win $10,000. Voting rungs from 8:00 A.M. ET through 3 p.m. ET each day on the right hand-side of GoodMorningAmerica.com.
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