09The Jefferson County Firefighters Association is sponsoring the 25th Annual Jeffco Fire Engine Rally on Saturday, September 29, 2018, at the Herculaneum City Park, 776 Joachim Avenue. The rally begins with a parade of fire and EMS apparatus at 9:00 am. The parade will start at the St. Pius X High School and travel north on Highway 61-67 to the fairgrounds in Herculaneum. At 10:00 am, the opening ceremony will begin with a memorial service and a special 9/11 memorial. Jefferson County Firefighter & EMS awards will also be presented during the opening ceremony along with presentations to the Parade Grand and the Parade Junior Grand Marshal.
The rally will feature numerous fire apparatus and EMS vehicles on display, firefighter competitions, firefighter demonstrations, air rescue helicopters and numerous vendor booths. The many activities for children will include firefighter related games, a bounce house and inflatable slide, a scavenger hunt, face paintings and a children's firefighter challenge.
Fire department patch trading and selling will also be available. Food, drink and other concessions will be available for purchase. No alcohol is permitted. Awards for truck categories and competition winners will be presented at the closing ceremony. The event is open to the public and is free of charge.
For more information, call (636) 475-5476, (636) 475-3080 or (314) 852-4964.