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Fire Safety Dog Throws First Pitch

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — On Sunday (July 30), Molly the fire safety dog got to check off an item on her bucket list by throwing out the first pitch at a Natura...

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) -- On Sunday (July 30), Molly the fire safety dog got to check off an item on her bucket list by throwing out the first pitch at a Naturals game.

"Molly has on her bucket list several things,"said Dayna Hilton, Molly's handler and executive director of Keep Kids Fire Safe Foundation. "But, one of them was to pitch a ball during a ball game."

Fire fighters filled the stands at Arvest Ballpark as Molly threw a perfect pitch.

"Early on in my fire service career, I realized Arkansas was third in fire related deaths and injuries," Hilton said. "So, we wanted to do what we could to change that unfortunate distinction."