FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- The Career Fire Fighters Association of Frederick County, Md. is warning citizens about a phone scam circulating residents in the area.

The Association stated, the scammers claim to be collecting for the Association of Firefighters and Paramedics. According to IAFF Local #3666 President, John Neary, they do not do any fundraising through phone solicitors.

Residents are warned not to donate money or give any personal information.

"We understand some public safety associations use this form of fundraisers.

The solicitors known to us are from Northern Baltimore County.Md.," said President Neary.

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