NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Fire Rescue went on a special shopping spree for kids in the community this holiday season.

The firefighters hit the stores to buy $5,000 worth of toys.

The move was part of an event that was organized to help South Florida families facing financial hardships.

All Miami-Dade Fire Rescue stations are also collecting toys this week.

Those toys will be distributed by firefighters throughout the week until Christmas Day.

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