Longwood FC to celebrate 95th anniversary with open house

longwoodfclogoEAST MARLBOROUGH — Longwood Fire Company’s annual open house is part of the organization’s 95th anniversary celebration.

“Longwood has rendered great service to our neighbors for 95 years,” said Chief A. J. McCarthy. “We invite everyone to join us for our open house and interact with our team.”

The family-friendly event is free and open to the public on Sunday, October 16. The fire company is located at 1001 East Baltimore Pike. The open house takes place from noon until 3:00 p.m. and food and beverages will be served. A raffle will also take place.

“As is tradition, we will be opening our bay doors to welcome everyone to our station, and to showcase our fire apparatus, equipment, and talent for the community we serve,” McCarthy said. “We have a great line up of activities for all ages.”

The LifeNet Air Medical Chopper is scheduled to land at 12:30 p.m. and will be at the open house for two hours. A vehicle rescue demonstration using the Jaws of Life will take place at 1:30 p.m. Tours of the station will be given.

Child identification fingerprinting will be available courteously of the Kennett Township Police Department. Also, flu shots will be provided by Walgreens. For the children, there will be face painting and glow in the dark junior fire hats just in time for Halloween.

Longwood Fire Company has served the communities of Kennett, East Marlborough, Pennsbury and Pocopson townships since 1921. Longwood Fire Company provides fire and rescue and emergency medical services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information see www.longwoodfireco.com.

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