On Thursday, June 24 the Town of Addison and the Addison Fire Department were recognized as the top contributor in the area for the 2018 Toys for Tots program. Fire Chief David Jones and Deputy Fire Chief Mike Thomson were joined by Fire Equipment Operator/Paramedic and U.S. Marine Reservist John Peskuski to accept the honor.

Firefighters from the AFD teamed up with the United States Marine Reserves to collect nearly $32,000 in donations and a large amount of toys for the 2018 Toys for Tots program in two days.