The lip sync challenge with first responders singing and shaking their booty continues to break the internet, and Central New York has joined in on the fun.

A national lip sync challenge has firefighters. police officers, EMS, and others on the front lines having fun with the equipment they use every day. We're proud to report a group of Cicero firefighters accepted the lip sync challenge this past weekend. The firefighters danced and sang to the Backstreet Boys 'Everybody' (Backstreet's Back). Starring in the video is:

  • Sargent Steve Schlie
  • Sargent Andrew Sager
  • Firefighter John Briggs
  • Firefighter John Cowell

Cicero FD is calling out and challenging Clay, North Syracuse, and Syracuse fire departments, and Syracuse police to the

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An EMS1 post shows fire department submissions are going viral. Millions of people are watching the battles and sharing the videos.

We want more CNY first responders to submit a video for the national lip sync battle. Who's up for the challenge? Rome? Utica? Anyone?