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Arnold Schwarzenegger serves hardworking California firefighters breakfast

Firefighters have been working round the clock battling the most destructive blaze in California history.   

And Arnold Schwarzenegger gave back to the hardworking service men and women as they continued fighting the Camp Fire on Thursday. 

The former governor of California, 71, served firefighters and volunteers breakfast from inside a food truck in Chico, California during a visit to tour the devastation. 

Showing his support: Arnold Schwarzenegger gave back to the hardworking service men and women as they continued battling the Camp Fire on Thursday

Arnold could not hide his pride for the hardworking service men as he handed out plates of food to the workers.

The former politician even helped prepare the food, mixing together a soup-like dish inside a giant pot over a stove. 

Arnold was clearly moved by the dedicated efforts of the firefighters, and the destruction residents were facing. 

The actor will be donating $100,000 to the firefighters’ fund, according to KCRA.com.

Touched: Arnold was clearly moved by the dedicated efforts of the firefighters, and the destruction residents were facing

Touched: Arnold was clearly moved by the dedicated efforts of the firefighters, and the destruction residents were facing

Lending a hand! The former politician even helped prepare the food, mixing together a soup-like dish inside a giant pot over a stove

Lending a hand! The former politician even helped prepare the food, mixing together a soup-like dish inside a giant pot over a stove

Doing his part: Schwarzenegger happily handed food out during his tour of the city 

Doing his part: Schwarzenegger happily handed food out during his tour of the city 

‘They’re true heroes. I mean, I play heroes in the movies, but it’s movies. These are the true action heroes,’ he said, according to the site. 

Arnold continued to heap praise upon the firefighters on Twitter, where he recalled visiting the devastated town.   

Wearing a USA hat and standing in front of a structure damaged by the blaze, he recalled seeing how the community came together to support one another in time of the tragedy. 

Special shout-out: The Redding Fire Department tweeted, 'Oh hey Mr Schwarzenegger Thank you for coming by the #campfire incident base for the troops! #buttestrong' 

Special shout-out: The Redding Fire Department tweeted, ‘Oh hey Mr Schwarzenegger Thank you for coming by the #campfire incident base for the troops! #buttestrong’ 

American spirit: 'Everyone is just coming together, this is the spirit of America, this is what makes us the greatest country in the world,' he said

American spirit: ‘Everyone is just coming together, this is the spirit of America, this is what makes us the greatest country in the world,’ he said

‘Everyone is just coming together, this is the spirit of America, this is what makes us the greatest country in the world,’ he said.  

The Camp Fire that began two weeks ago has scorched an area roughly the size of Chicago, burned down more than 13,000 homes and killed at least 81 people, with the number increasing daily. 

Hundreds of people are unaccounted for – a list that’s constantly changing and has spread confusion about the ultimate number of victims. 

It has become the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century, and has destroyed the town of Paradise, population 27,000, and surrounding communities.

Honored: Arnold reflected on his visit on Twitter, where he heaped praise on those helping out

Honored: Arnold reflected on his visit on Twitter, where he heaped praise on those helping out

 

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