WATERVLIET, N.Y.--A local fire department seeks help as one of its members battles cancer.
A lieutenant with the Schuyler Heights Fire company, Frank Ellsworth, is a father and grandfather diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
His department is hoping to raise money to help cover medical bills.
"You don't know who your friends are until you actually see this. And it's just been great. The brotherhood has been incredible,"said Ellsworth at a benefit held Sunday.
To learn more about Ellsworth and his fundraising, click here.