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Casey Christie / The Californian

Bakersfield firefighter Derek Rodriguez collected money from this motorist during the Fill-The-Boot drive on April 26, 2013. Then she gave her son Derek a kiss. Carol Rodriguez drove by and donated funds for the Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association on Stockdale Highway and Gosford Road.

Off-duty Bakersfield firefighters will be participating in the department's annual Fill-The-Boot drive Friday to raise funds for the Central Valley Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Firefighters will be at the intersection of Stockdale Highway and Gosford Road from 7 a.m. to noon, according to a Bakersfield Fire Department news release. Passing motorists can donate money by placing cash into boots firefighters will be holding.