The Agassiz Fire Department held their annual food drive Thursday night

Agassiz firefighters collect more than 4,000 food items

Amount collected for food bank this year is almost double that of last year's contributions

The Agassiz Fire Department held their annual food drive Thursday night, sending trucks and fire firefighters around the community to gather donations.

In total, 4,048 food items were collected, which were handed over Agassiz Harrison Community Services on Friday morning, along with $245 in cash.

The total is nearly double the amount that was raised during last year’s event.