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.