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      National celebrity donates $15,000 to firefighter memorial fund

      Photo courtesy Broz family

      RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (WCIV) -- National radio personality Bubba the Love Sponge{}presented a $15,000 donation check to the Mike Broz Memorial Fund at the Dorchester Rural Volunteer Fire Department earlier this month.

      Broz died in a crash on his way to responding to an accident last month.He served as a volunteer firefighter for 30 years at Ridgeville and Dorchester Rural.

      Bubba presented the check to Dixie Broz, Sherri and{}Richard Wern at the Dorchester Rural Volunteer Fire Department.

      The memorial fund supports Broz's funeral costs and his widow's living expenses.

      A{}family representative said in an email it was "thankful for the donation."

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