Chicago firefighters hold toy parade

December 3, 2011 4:17:47 PM PST
The Chicago Firefighters Union hosted its 13th annual Toy Drive Parade Saturday.

The parade included fire engines and other vehicles, carrying bicycles, toys, games, and books.

The presents will go to more than 3,000 families.

Firefighters and volunteers gathered the gifts at the Electricians Union Hall.

Firefighters Union Local 2 said its members take an oath to serve and protect, and consider collecting and delivering holiday presents a part of their duty.