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Fireman’s Parade winners listed

Urbanna’s Virginia Street was filled with onlookers at the 52nd annual Oyster Festival Fireman’s Parade on Friday night. One of the impressive trucks was the ladder truck of the Lower Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department. Over 86 fire and rescue vehicles participated in the parade. (Photo by Larry Chowning)
A total of 86 fire and rescue units participated in the annual Urbanna Fireman’s Parade on Friday night of the Urbanna Oyster Festival. This year’s winners included:

  • 1250 gpm and overfirst, Carrsville; second, Sedley; and third, Callao.
  • 1000 gpmfirst, Mathews; second, Hunterdale; and third, Central King & Queen.
  • 750 gpm and underfirst, Gloucester County; second, Surry; and third, Upper Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department.
  • Tankerfirst, Powhatan Co. No. 1; second, Upper King & Queen; and third, Carrollton.
  • Bush Truckfirst, Upper Lancaster; and second, Oak Grove.
  • Rescue Truckfirst, Coles District-Prince William County; and second, Disputanta.
  • Antique Vehiclefirst, Smithfield; and second, Newport News.
  • Private owned antiquefirst, Jack Sullivan; and second, Bill Bailey.
  • Ladder Truckfirst, Spotsylvania; and second, Lower Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department.
  • Speciality Fire Trucksfirst, Fairfields; and second, Carrsville.
  • Rescue Squadfirst, Spotsylvania; second, Urbanna and Deltaville Rescue squads; and third, King William Rescue Squad.
  • Specialty Rescuefirst, Sedley; and second, Smithfield.
  • Best Fire Department Overall — Colonial Beach.
  • Greatest Distance — Hunterdale.
  • Judges Award — Cople District.
  • Judges Award — Old Dominion Historical Society.
  • Miss Flame Beauty Contest — Alley Mitchell, Miss Walkerton.
posted 11.11.2009

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