‘Freezin’ for a reason’: Kent Firefighters Association hosts 9th Annual Polar Plunge


KENT, Ohio (WJW) — Kent Firefighters Association Local 721 hosted its 9th Annual Polar Plunge on Saturday.

Participants took turns jumping into the lake located at 1519 Overlook Road in Kent.

Organizers made sure to have pre-scheduled times so there was no crowding. Masks were also were required when not in the water.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Don Beckett Memorial Scholarship Fund. Beckett was a firefighter for the Kent Fire Department. He passed away in 2011.

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