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47th annual Floyd County Rescue Squad radio auction underway

PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - The 47th annual Floyd County Rescue Squad radio auction is underway.

The fundraiser kicked off Wednesday night at the squad's new headquarters.

Members say they have nearly 700 hundred items to auction off . They say each year the auction is vital to the organization helping provide needed equipment and gear.

Captain Tim Cooley says, "It is what keeps us going. It makes up about a third of our budget ... helps us keep fuel in all the trucks and we all know how much that costs these days."

The auction runs Wednesday - Friday from 6p.m. until 9p.m. and on Saturday from 1p.m. until about midnight or all the items are gone.

You can listen on Q95 FM or online through a live stream at the link listed above.

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