WATCH: Tarpon Springs police, fire crews dance in ‘Thriller Challenge’

FORT MYERS, Fla. Police officers and firefighters in Tarpon Springs got into the Halloween spirit, all for a good cause.

The crews in Pinellas County participated in the “Thriller Challenge” with hopes of raising awareness and funds for two organizations.

The Cured Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for children with Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases, according to the organization’s Facebook page. The disease presents concerns for children trick-or-treating due to the problems with candy.

The Teal Pumpkin Project helps provide resources for children with food-related allergies alternative trick-or-treating methods, according to the organization’s website.

Police and fire crews ended the video by challenging select law enforcement and fire agencies across the nation to participate in the challenge.

Writer:Rachel Ravina