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Firefighters, police hold parade birthday party for Petersburg boy

Posted at 1:38 PM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 13:51:07-04

PETERSBURG, Va. – A Petersburg boy celebrated his birthday Monday afternoon with a little help from Petersburg Police and Fire.

Turning 5-years-old is a big deal, but a pandemic can put a damper on birthday party plans.

So, a Petersburg mom asked for a little help from Petersburg Police and Fire to celebrate her son’s 5th birthday.

Complete with lights and sirens, Tony Wood got a life-long memory for his birthday Monday.

Police cars and fire trucks paraded down his street, even stopping to hand him a few special gifts.

Tony was thrilled and even gave out hugs to the police officers and firefighters as a way to say thank you.

Happy Birthday, Tony!

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