22nd Annual Fireman’s Parade


The West Point Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its 22nd Anniversary Fireman’s Parade on Friday, October 6th, 2017. All departments are welcome and invited to participate in this yearly tradition. The schedule for the day is as follows:

2:30-4:30p.m.: Apparatus display for the public on Main St, south of 7th street
2:30-4:30p.m.: Line-up on Kirby, starting at 2nd St
5:00p.m.: Begin apparatus judging
7:00p.m.: Parade begins at 1st and Main

Ceremony and awards will follow the conclusion of the parade at WPVFD (421 7th Street). Door prizes and refreshments will be provided. Please sign your department up by emailing spencercheatham@gmail.com with the following info: Department Name, Your Name, Contact Number, and Apparatus Attending.

Apparatus judging categories will include the following, with first and second place awards:
– Over 750gpm Pumpers – Custom (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
– Over 750gpm Pumpers – Commercial (1st and 2nd)
– Under 750gpm Pumpers – Brush Trucks/Mini Pumpers (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
– Aerial Class – Trucks/Towers/Quints (1st and 2nd)
– Specialty Class – Hazmat/Rescue/QRVs/Etc. (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
– EMS Class – ALS/BLS (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
– Antique Class (1st and 2nd)
– Judge’s Choice
– Furthest Traveled
– Charlie Carlton Award (Best Appearing Department)

Members of the public are invited and encouraged to come out and support the departments that will be here to display their emergency response vehicles. For the loudest seats in town, please line Main Street between 1st St. and 6th St. The parade will continue through downtown up to 10th Street, with a lights display only.

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