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PETA Petitions for Fire Hydrant Ads in Duel with KFC

January 7, 2010

KFC Places Ads for Fiery Grilled Wings on Fire Hydrants

Photo by Brian Bohannon, courtesy BusinessWire

Animal activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has asked for permission to place anti-KFC advertisements on Indianapolis, IN fire hydrants.

USA Today earlier reported that the mayor of the Midwestern-U.S. city entered into a non-traditional agreement with KFC that allows the restaurant to place ads for its new Fiery Grilled Wings on city-owned fire hydrants.  In a press release, Tracy Reiman, Executive Vice President of PETA, claims to have matched the fast food chain’s offer of $7,500 for one month of advertising.