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2010 Cumberland County Volunteer Firefighters’ Convention

Sept 11 –Monroe Fire Company attended the 83rd Annual Cumberland County Volunteer Firefighters Convention and parade in Carlisle today.  Judging took place that the Carlisle Fairground prior to the parade.  Monroe Fire Company won the following awards:
  • 1st Place:  Best Appearing/Most Functional Engine (In County 2000 – 2010)
  • 2nd Place:  Best Appearing/Most Functional Mini Pumper (In County)
  • 1st Place:  Best Appearing Hand Drawn/Horse Drawn

Photos

Engine 25

E25 waits to be judged at the Carlisle Fairgrounds. E25 won 1st Place for Best Appearing/Most Functional Engine (In County, 2000 - 2010). Photo by: John Heberlig.

From left: Tyler Heckert and Jr Firefighter Maddie Farrell lead MFC through the parade. Photo by: John Heberlig.

From left: Deputy Chief Mark Farrell and Firefighter Matt Robertson pull the Rumsey hand-drawn engine through the parade. The Rumsey won 1st place for Best Appearing Hand Drawn/Horse Drawn apparatus. Photo by: John Heberlig.

Rumsey Hand Drawn Fire Engine

Side view of the Rumsey hand-drawn fire engine. The engine was purchase in the mid 1880's by the Union Fire Company of Churchtown - an early predecessor to Monroe Fire Company. Photo by: John Heberlig.

Chief 25 - 2009 Dodge Charger.  Operated by Dave Heckert, Fire Chief.

Chief 25 - 2009 Dodge Charger. Operated by Dave Heckert, Fire Chief. Photo by: John Heberlig.

Utility 25 pulling water rescue fleet

Utility 25 - 2005 Ford F250 Super Duty. Operated by Firefighter Jonathan Anschutz. U25 is pulling the company's two water rescue boats, both inflatable Zodiac boats. Photo by: John Heberlig.

Brush 25

Brush 25 - 2002 Ford F350. Operated by Firefighter Jeremy Ziegler. Photo by: John Heberlig.

Mini-Pumper 25

Mini-Pumper 25 - 2001 Ford. Operated by Firefighter Dan Eichelberger. MP 25 won 2nd place Best Appearing/Most Functional Mini Pumper (In County). Photo by: John Heberlig.

Tanker 25

Tanker 25 - 2006 International/4 Guys. Operated by Company president David Heckert. Photo by: John Heberlig.

Engine 25

Engine 25 - 2010 Pierce PUC. Operated by Capt. Devin Flickinger. E25 won 1st place, Best Appearing/Most Functional Engine (In County, 2000 - 2010). Photo by: John Heberlig.

Capt. Devin Flickinger accepts the 1st Place award for Best Appearing/Most Function In-County Engine (2000 - 2010).

Capt. Devin Flickinger accepts the 1st Place award for Best Appearing/Most Function In-County Engine (2000 - 2010). Photo by: John Heberlig.

Firefighter Dan Eichelberger accepts the 2nd place award for Best Appearing/Most Functional Mini Pumper (In County).  Photo by: John Heberlig

Firefighter Dan Eichelberger accepts the 2nd place award for Best Appearing/Most Functional Mini Pumper (In County). Photo by: John Heberlig

Congratulations to New Kingstown Fire Company for winning Best Appearing Company again and to all the other award winners.  Also, a special thank you to Perry County Company 11 (Perdix) for covering our station and to all who helped prepare for the event.