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Fire company tops off centennial with grand parade

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Posted: Thursday, October 15, 2009 12:00 am

Awarded Best Appearing Fire Company Overall: Citizen's Hose Company, No. 1, Smyrna, Del.; Best Appearing Fire Company in State: Galena Volunteer Fire Company; Betterton Volunteer Fire Company, second; Best Appearing Fire Company Out-of State: Citizens Hose Company of Smyrna, and East Brunswick, N.J., second;

Also, Best Appearing Marching Unit: Citizens Hose Company of Smyrna; Galena Volunteer Fire Company, second; Best Appearing Band: Kent County Community Marching Band;Kent County High School Marching Band, second; Best Appearing Fire Prevention Queen, Little Miss Brittany Jordan, Easton; Little Miss Layla Pardee, Cecilton, second; Little Miss Mattie Moore, Rising Sun, third; and Maryland State Fire Association Queens, Erin Drumheller and Jennifer Barciz, fourth, and Best Appearing Junior Fire Chief, Colton Miller, Cecilton.

In the 1500 GPM Pumper "Best Appearing" category: Belvedere Fire Company, Wilmington, Del., best ; Easton Volunteer Fire Department, second, and Glen Bernie Volunteer Fire Company, third; Best Appearing 1250 GMP Pumper, St. Michaels Volunteer Fire Company, best; Galena Volunteer Fire Company, second; and Best Appearing 1000 GPM Pumper, Goldsboro Volunteer Fire Company.

For Best Appearing Tanker: Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company and Tilghman Volunteer Fire Company, second; Best Appearing Aerial Truck: Goodwill Volunteer Fire Company, Centreville, and Citizens Hose Company of Smyrna, second; for Best Appearing Brush Truck: Crumpton Volunteer Fire Company, and Ridgley Volunteer Fire Company, second; Best Appearing Rescue: Roxana Volunteer Fire Company, and Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company, second; Best Appearing Ambulance: Rock Hall Fire Company, and Church Hill Volunteer Fire Company, second.

Other awards included Best Appearing Special Unit: Cecil County Department of Emergency Services, and Kent and Queen Anne's Resue Squad, second; Best Appearing Antique Fire Apparatus:1927 Halo, owned by Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company; and 1935 Mack Truck, owned by Paul Quigley, second; Best Appearing Antique Vehicle: 1903 Oldsmobile, owned by Bob Geier; and 1930 Model A Ford Roadster, owned by Bill Schauber, second.

Receiving Judges Awards: Kent County Lions Club, first; Chester River Hospital Center, second; Kent County Sheriffs' Department Honor Guard, third; Knights of Columbus, fourth; 1927 Mack Truck, Kennedyville Volunteer Fire Company; 1974 Seagrave, Deer Park/Silverton Fire Department, sixth; Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company, seventh; 1967 Mustang, Jack Dwyer, eighth; Millington Volunteer Fire Company, ninth, and Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company Past Chiefs and Life Members, tenth.

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