Huntington Fire Department Celebrates 175th Anniversary
The Huntington Fire Department will be celebrating its 175th Anniversary of service to the community on Saturday July 28, 2018 with a parade kicking-off at 4pm from Town Hall on Main Street and ending at Fire Headquarters on Leverich Place.
The parade will feature firefighters and EMS personnel from the various fire departments and rescue squads from the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities. In addition to the modern day fire apparatus, there will be antique fire trucks including Huntington Fire Department’s original hand drawn pumper acquired in 1845.
Following the parade, a gala fair starts at the firehouse at 5pm, all courtesy of the Huntington Fire Department. The festivities include complimentary bouncie houses and slides for the kids, pony rides, a dunk tank and other activities for the whole family. Live music will be provided by the Little Wilson Band and free refreshments will be served. Residents of the community are invited to participate in this very special event from 5pm until 11pm.