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Firefighters walk to deliver back to school message

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(Credit: WJBK|myFOXDetroit.com) Royal Oak Firefighters Walk to School (Credit: WJBK|myFOXDetroit.com) Royal Oak Firefighters Walk to School
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (MyFox Detroit) -

Classes are in full swing but today firefighters in Royal Oak helped deliver an important message about back to school safety.

The 12th annual Royal Oak Firefighters Walk to School winding through the city beginning at the Walgreen Store at 12 Mile & Rochester Road and ending at Oak Ridge Elementary School at 13 Mile Road and Rochester.

Hundreds of students and parents walking with the firefighters, police officers and other dignitaries to emphasize the health benefits of walking along with reminding drivers to be on the lookout for young students walking to and from school.

The Detroit Tigers mascot Paws and the Detroit Lions mascot Roary also taking part in the annual event.

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