Falling pumpkins raise funds for North Shore Rescue member's cancer treatment

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      North Vancouver firefighters decided to smash some pumpkins for a good cause on Saturday.

      The 4th Annual Pumpkin Drop at 900 St. Denis Avenue was a fundraiser to support Jay Piggot.

      He's a North Shore Rescue member and father of two with a rare form of liver cancer known as cholangiocarcinoma.

      A fundrazr page has been created to help him cover the cost of a treatment known as transarterial chemoembolization, which is offered at the University of Washington.

      Below, you can see what it looks like when pumpkins hit the pavement.

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