Parade celebrates Montgomery Fire and Rescue's 120th anniversary

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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