The Singing Firefighter

By Jorge Avellan

September 17, 2013

DETROIT, Mi. (TV 20 News at Ten) --- Fire engine operator Martin Rucker is the winner of Comerica Bank's "Home of the Brave National Anthem" singing contest. The fourteen year veteran won a ten thousand dollar grant for his fire station and will get to sing the national anthem at a Tigers game.

Our Jorge Avellan stopped by Engine 30 today, where Martin works and spoke with the winner who is excited about winning the contest. Martin says the funds will be used to make upgrades to the old fire station.

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