Five year old Gavin Bender faces medical issues everyday. Diagnosed with severe allergy, asthma, bipolar and autism issues, young Gavin was given a birthday party by his parents on Jan 9th. Gavin had a special request. He wished he could go to his party on a Fire Engine. Laurel Fire Dept. got word of his special request and made a very special day for him happen. He came to the Fire Station and got a tour. He saw a demonstration of Tower 81. A very special visitor (Sparky) gave him a visit and then he was transported to his party on Engine 81-3. The fire department also provided gifts for the other children at his party.