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Blue Lake Fire Department fundraising for new uniforms

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BLUE LAKE- The Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department has planned two fundraisers to help raise money for the department. The firefighters are looking to raise money for the 27 volunteers and help fund new uniforms for the entire department.

On Sunday the department is hosting a Texas Holdem game at Blue Lake Casino. Firefighters have cooked a potluck which is free to all of those that participate. There is a cash prize of $700 to the winner of the tournament.

On Jan. 12th the department is hosting another fundraiser that will also raise money for the Last Chance Animal Rescue. The fundraiser will be held at the Fire Hall in Blue Lake. Their will be a silent auction and a raffle to help raise the money.