Nintendo donates 9500 face masks to emergency services

Emergency services in the US city of North Bend, Washington have recieved an enormous donation of respirator face masks from an unlikely source - Nintendo.

Nintendo's North American packaging and distribution centre, which boxes up products for delivery across the US, Canada and Latin America, happens to be located in North Bend. And, happily, they happened to have 9500 face masks lying around to donate.

According to North Bend's local government website (thanks, GamesIndustry.biz): "Nintendo representative Jerry Danson contacted Eastside Fire & Rescue to generously donate over 9500 N95 Particulate Respirator masks.

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