Lemonade stand raises money for family of fallen firefighter

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A lemonade stand raised over $1000 for the family of fallen firefighter David Pleasant over the weekend.

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Pleasant, a 32-year veteran of the Memphis Fire Department, died in a crash on the way to a house fire in South Memphis Wednesday night.

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Three young boys sold about 12 dozen cookies and 10 gallons of lemonade. Donations were made in addition to the sales for a total of $1400 raised.

The Bartlett Police department shared the news on its Facebook page.

Officers with the Bartlett Police Department, Memphis Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Bartlett Fire Department, Memphis Fire Department, and Fayette County Fire Department all pitched in to help.

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The Bartlett Fire Department sent two firetrucks and two ambulances for the kids who stopped for lemonade and cookies to see.

Engine 47 and Truck 23 from the Memphis Fire Department also stopped by.

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The Memphis Fire Fighters Association Foundation has created a fundraiser to help Pleasant’s four daughters during this time.

Click here to donate.