NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gleaming abs abound in a new YouTube video about the making of the FDNY’s 2014 charity calendar.
The “Calendar of Heroes” officially went on sale Monday and features 13 of New York City’s Bravest and buffest.READ MORE: 'Today, I Can Rejoice': New Yorkers Hit The Streets After Jury Finds Derek Chauvin Guilty In George Floyd's Death
“They’re hotties,” one woman told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria while meeting the firefighters in Times Square. “These bodies are very special.”
In the YouTube video, viewers get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the fashion-style shoot as a driving disco beat thumps in the background. Among other things, the activities include bare-chested push-ups.
Spoiler alert: A spray bottle enables all of that glistening skin.
In the video, several of the pin-up men take a break from their modeling duties to discuss the worthy cause.
“The calendar is done for a great cause,” firefighter Brian Dessart says in the video. “It’s the FDNY, it’s the FDNY Foundation.”READ MORE: Police: Gabriel Dewitt Wilson In Custody After Deadly Shooting At West Hempstead Stop & Shop
“You go around and you see the department educating the younger generation, that’s why fires are down,” firefighter Recordo Demetrius says in the video. “It’s information we’re getting out to the community, so it’s a really good cause.”
Watch the video below:
The calendar is produced annually to raise money for the FDNY Foundation, which provides safety and fire prevention programs throughout the city.
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