Fire Chief Goes on Hunger Strike to Raise Money

Kirk Kelley is hoping to raise funds to build a new station for the Lehigh Volunteer Fire Department in Iowa.
1:16 | 07/16/14

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How far are you willing to go to save your job even if you're not getting paid well one Iowa fire -- is willing to say no to a home cooked meal. For as long as he cast you and it's already been 23 days. Kirk Kelly has been on -- hunger strike since June 23 it has decided to live off only water muscle milk and chicken broth. His mission raise 480000. Dollars to build new firehouse for the Lehigh volunteer fire department and Kelly says it has not been easy. If need be I try not to do it but if need be ahead take. New replacement drink -- on -- snowmobile -- -- understand -- opened. -- sixty days book we'll see we'll see what happens. Seventeen firefighters at the Lehigh fire department are all volunteers. And they're responsible for fighting fires responding medical emergencies and other rescues. All of this for no paycheck. All Kelly and his team wants is to have a more up to date station to better serve their community. As of now Kelly has only raised 5000 dollars on its fundraising page go find -- -- work.

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