11-year-old Finn Sullivan reached out to around 700 Fire Departments in Wisconsin pushing them to purchase oxygen masks for pets.
Few months ago, Chief Steve Davis of the Madison Fire Department received an email from Finn Sullivan. The email stated that he aimed to ensure every fire department in the state be equipped with oxygen masks suitable for animals.
In his email, Sullivan further stated that he wanted to take it to the next level for animals because they have stood by him when he’s been in a dejected state of mind.
Chief Davies at Fire Station 1 in Madison invited Sullivan and his family to visit and check out the two new mask kits for the department. They will be kept in the command car that responds to fire emergencies.
The chief also went on to state that often they go into structure fires to find a dog or cat trapped inside. There have been times when the pet owners have gone back into the fire to rescue their furry one.
Finn Sullivan had the honour of keeping the first pet oxygen mask kit in the command vehicle himself. His family and he are working towards getting people to sponsor a fire department so they are able to purchase more pet oxygen masks.
To create awareness they have created a Facebook page called “Best Friends Breathe” where timely updates will be shared.