Yonkers firefighters to buy $100 gift cards in 'Operation Rescue Main Street'

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First responders in Yonkers are launching “Operation Rescue Main Street."          

All 320 active Yonkers firefighters and 130 fire officers have agreed to participate.

Everyone will each buy a $100 gift card from any Yonkers business.

In a few weeks, a "Secret Santa" will be held and each person who participated will receive a gift card back!

The Yonkers Fire Department says it looks forward to seeing other departments across the country do so in their own cities and towns as well.

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