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Phoenix firefighters make wish come true for local boy

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Posted: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 10:32 am

On Monday, members of the Phoenix Fire Department built a playhouse for 5-year-old Phoenix boy, Ori Wright, who has been battling Leukemia since the age of 2.

Last spring, he was referred to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona for a wish by a social worker from Phoenix Children's Hospital. His wish was to have a playhouse that resembles a real firehouse.

The Phoenix Fire Department has a long history with the Make-A-Wish foundation of Arizona, dating back to the 1980s when they helped grant the first official wish for a Phoenix boy named Frank "Bopsy" Salazar.

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