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Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day at WheatonArts

August 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

39th Annual Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day
August 18, 2019

WheatonArts and the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade host the annual Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day on August 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is included in WheatonArts’ “Wheaton Wide Open”, offering FREE admission to all visitors!

Over 80 antique fire trucks from the Mid-Atlantic States will be on display on the grounds.

The Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade is the South Jersey chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA). This national organization of over 3,000 members and over 50 chapters was organized in 1958 in Syracuse, NY.

Show highlights include:

  • a firefighter competition to show how firefighters use their training and skills to battle fires
  • water barrel fight (two opposing teams try to move a barrel suspended on a cable to opposite ends using a high-pressure fire hose)
  • bucket brigade (each team is timed as they carry water to the roof of a small building in buckets
  • firefighting demonstrations including pumping displays of fire hoses on numerous fire trucks

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flea Market Open
11 a.m. Barrel Fight at the School House
11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Paper Bag Stars Workshop
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apparatus Judging
1 p.m. Bucket Brigade at the School House
1:30 p.m. Children’s Booster Contest
3 p.m. Awards Presentation on the Museum porch
4 p.m. Firetrucks exit

(Schedule subject to change.)

 

For more information about the Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day at WheatonArts, please contact the event organizer as listed above. Jersey Family Fun is not the organizer of this event. We are sharing news of this event as a community service to our readers.

Details

Date:
August 18, 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.wheatonarts.org/calendar-eventon/events/fire-muster-fire-fighters-family-day/

Venue

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ 08332 United States
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Phone:
http://www.wheatonarts.org
Website:
856-825-6800

Organizer

WheatonArts
Phone:
856-825-6800
Email:
mail@wheatonarts.org
Website:
http://www.wheatonarts.org/calendar-eventon/events/

Other

Registration Required
No
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor

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