22 Tempur-Pedic mattresses donated to Kingsport Fire Department

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Temper Pedic International team from Duffield, Chief Scott Boyd and KFD Firefighters, and Bruce Lyttle and Randy Cassel from the Kingsport Area Safety Council (Photo: KFD)

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Kingsport Fire Department received a special shipment on Thursday.

The Tempur-Sealy International Duffield team delivered 22 Tempur-Pedic long twin mattresses and pillows to KFD Station 1.

“As many of our employees live in the Kingsport area, the Tempur-Sealy team is proud to support our local heroes with ‘The Power of Sleep,'” Tony Smallwood, senior global product engineering manager for Temper-Sealy International, said in a news release.

The mattresses and pillows are valued at around $50,000.

The fire department says the new mattresses will allow firefighters to get better rest in between calls during the night.

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