Cincinnati Fire Hockey takes on Dayton for charity

Cincinnati Fire Hockey takes on Dayton for charity
Norwood Firefighters Association Facebook page
Norwood Firefighter Travis Smith and Miami Township Fire Captain Bryan Schmidlapp (FOX19 NOW/Jennifer Baker)
Norwood Firefighter Travis Smith and Miami Township Fire Captain Bryan Schmidlapp (FOX19 NOW/Jennifer Baker)
FOX19 NOW/file
FOX19 NOW/file

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Local firefighters with several area departments are trading hoses for sticks Saturday at an annual charity hockey game.

"Frozen Showdown: Cincinnati Fire Hockey vs Dayton Fire Hockey" will start 2 p.m. at U.S. Bank Arena in downtown Cincinnati.

Proceeds benefit the needy in the Cincinnati area.

This year, $3 from every $12 ticket sold is going to the Norwood Firefighters Association, according to the event's Facebook page.

Each ticket purchased also buys admission to the 7:30 p.m. Cyclones game that night at U.S. Bank Arena.

Beer, hot dogs, pizza and soda all will cost $1 each at the Cyclones game.

It's also "Teddy Bear Toss" night.

Bring a teddy bear to throw onto the ice when the Cyclones score.'

Purchase tickets here.

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