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Local fire company open houses, meals

by jmaloni
Thu, Oct 11th 2012 03:40 pm

Open house at Adams

Adams Volunteer Fire Co. invites Wheatfield residents to visit its firehall at 7113 Nash Road from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, for a Fire Prevention Week open house.

Get information about the local fire company, check out the new yellow dot program, and bring the kids for a fun time. Have a close up look at the brand new E1 fire truck. Are you interested about joining the fire company? Stop by and get information and all your questions answered.

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the 1871 Great Chicago Fire. This year the national theme is to have Two Ways Out. Bring the family to Adams Friday evening and make fire prevention part of everybody's family plans.

Chowder is ready in Bergholz

The Bergholz Volunteer Fire Co. and Ladies Auxiliary's monthly chowder and baked goods sale begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the truck hall on Niagara Road in Bergholz.

Chowder is still $3.50 a quart or $14 a gallon (bring your own container or one can be purchased for 50 cents) or $1.50 a bowl.

Fire prevention open house

Lewiston No. 2 Volunteer Fire Co., 1705 Saunders Settlement Road, will hold a fire prevention open house on Saturday, Oct. 13, from noon to 5 p.m. to kick-off Fire Prevention Week. Included will be live demonstrations with the Jaws of Life, fire extinguishers, thermal imaging cameras, and hose attacks. Davis Ulmer Sprinkler Company will be on site demonstrating its state-of-the-art sprinkler systems.

Also on display will be the crash truck from the Niagara Falls Air Base, the smoke trailer from the City of Niagara Falls Fire Department and the Niagara County fire investigation trailer. The event will also feature plenty of hands-on activities for all ages and free fire truck rides for the little ones.

For more information, call 716-297-0050 or email [email protected].

Chow down at Adams' Farmers Breakfast

Fall has arrived, and so has Adams Volunteer Fire Co.'s Farmers Breakfast, now in its third year.

On Sunday, Oct. 14, this all-you-can-eat food fest will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Adams firehall, 7113 Nash Road, Wheatfield.

New this year is a special surprise that changes every month, plus all the regular favorites, such as eggs, sausage, ham, fruit, pancakes, french toast, potatoes, dessert, pastries, coffee, tea, juice, and milk.

In order to provide vital fire and EMS services, the fire company must raise funds to cover increasing operational expenses due to rising costs for fuel, utilities, equipment, and apparatus.

Cost for adults and children 12 and up is $9, for children ages 6 to 11 it's $5, and children age 5 and under eat free.

Breakfasts are held on the second Sunday of the month. Remaining dates for 2012 are Nov. 11 and Dec. 9. For 2013, it's Jan. 13, Feb. 10 and March 10.

Auxiliary event at Frontier

The Frontier Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary presents Merchant & Craft Fair 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20.

Admission is free at the firehall, 2176 Liberty Drive, Wheatfield. The event will include a farmers table with pumpkins, vegetables and cider, a basket auction, local handmade crafts, a psychic, bake sale, chowder sale, beef on weck and music by JT Sound.

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