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Parade celebrates Montgomery Fire and Rescue's 120th anniversary

Pulled by Jake and Zeke, this 1910 antique steamer will be the special attraction of the parade celebrating the Montgomery Fire and Rescue 120th anniversary. (Source: Montgomery Fire and Rescue) Pulled by Jake and Zeke, this 1910 antique steamer will be the special attraction of the parade celebrating the Montgomery Fire and Rescue 120th anniversary. (Source: Montgomery Fire and Rescue)
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

Montgomery Fire and Rescue celebrated 120 years of service to the city with a parade and free lunch Friday.

The celebration kicked off at 10:30 a.m. with a parade down Dexter Avenue, exhibiting the department’s trucks, boats and other vehicles. The special attraction was a 1910 horse-drawn antique steamer!

After the parade, all of the vehicles remained on display during an open house of the Fire and Rescue headquarters at 19 Madison Avenue.

A short ceremony started at 11:30 a.m. followed by a complimentary lunch. 

Here's video of the parade.

 

ROAD CLOSURES PLANNED

Dexter Avenue will be closed to traffic from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Friday as the City of Montgomery celebrates Montgomery Fire/Rescue's 120th Anniversary.

Madison Avenue will be closed from Court Street to S. Perry Street from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This block will host a free ceremony at the parade’s conclusion and complimentary lunch available to the public.

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