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MUST-SEE: South Baldwin Presents 'Firefighter Gangnam Style'

It's official: These volunteers have tried EVERYTHING to raise funds.

From raffles to mattress sales to recreating a Korean guy's hit music video, the firefighters from the South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Company have made one thing very clear: They are creative.

On Wednesday, a group of firemen from Baldwin Borough's southernmost station posted a four-and-a-half-minute-long music video on YouTube to the tune of "Gangnam Style" by Korean rapper Psy.

Psy's original video, only on YouTube since July, has turned out to be one of the most popular Internet videos ever, racking up over 400 million hits and counting due in large part to its offbeat dancing and other content.

At the end of the South Baldwin video, which appears to have been filmed in the borough itself—there are scenes at Colewood Park, for example—one of the firemen talks about October being Fire Safety Month. The firemen offers tips on fire prevention and asks for borough residents and other interested donors to contribute to the fire company.

"We survive on donations from people like you," he says. "We're a 501(c)(3), and if you'd like to donate to us, you can (do so via) PayPal.

"Thank you."

No, sir, thank you.

To donate to the South Baldwin Fire Company, CLICK HERE and scroll down to the "Donate" button on the righthand side of the page.

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Robert Edward Healy, III October 11, 2012 at 05:36 AM
Outstanding.
Nancy Crowder October 11, 2012 at 12:28 PM
(Clap, clap a round of applause for these guys) Creative and well done. What a creatiive way to promote Fire Safety Month. They have a calendar fundraiser starting soon too.
William Connors October 11, 2012 at 01:22 PM
Very good job 104. Way to think creatively and outside the box...
Danielle Buchina October 11, 2012 at 01:32 PM
Love it, great job, donating now- good luck!
Becky Brindle October 11, 2012 at 09:32 PM
Can I be friends with you guys? You all look really fun haha! In all seriousness, great job! The three-minute mark is my favorite part.
Tom Kalwarski October 12, 2012 at 12:57 AM
This is soooooooooooo great! WE love it! Keep up the great work! Can't not wait for the calendar-I want one! Kalwarski's
Baldwinette October 12, 2012 at 05:07 PM
SBVFC is now selling 2013 Lucky Lottery Calendars as a fundraiser. Each calendar has two 3 digit numbers that will be good for $50.00 each and every Saturday and Sunday for the entire year, that gives over 200 chances to win in the coming year. Each calendar is a $25.00 donation, tax deductible. The calendar features ads from merchants in the South Hills in addition to important fire safety information and pictures of the South Baldwin Volunteer Fire Company (quickly becoming a youtube favorite). We will be at the station located at 5311 McAnnulty Road every Sat. starting Oct. 13th from 1-3 to sell the calendars until they are sold out, less than 500 are available. Calendars are also available by either calling us at 412-655-3555 or by sending an email to info@sbvfc.

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