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Firefighters fundraiser surpasses expectations

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RICHLAND, Wash.—The firefighters who are climbing money for Leukemia and Lymphoma research say they've already received big donations.

Saturday was the preview of the Firefighter Stair Climb.  Firefighters were preparing for next weekend when the actual event will take place in Seattle.

Just at the preview they received about $2,000, which firefighters say surpassed their expectations.  Even though the event will be in Seattle, you can still donate locally.  Head to