May the 4th Be With YouSweetwater Fire Department Celebrates their 110th this Friday

Staff Writer

The Sweetwater Fire Department is celebrating their 110th Anniversary on Friday, May 4. The Department was formed from the combination of two companies,Chemical Company No. 1 and Hose Company No. 1 on May 4, 1908.
Residents of Sweetwater, Nolan County and any interested general public is invited to the anniversary celebration. The festivities will start at 5:30 p.m. The Sweetwater Fire Department would like to invite the public to come help them celebrate 110 years of being the Sweetwater Fire Department. The Fire Department will have numerous events for children and adults. Planned events include: Obstacle course for children, “Try your hand at being a fireman” for adults, Extrication demonstration at 6:00 PM, or as close to that time they can get depending on any incoming emergency calls. There will be a Lucas Device Demonstration on CPR, Station tours, Fire Truck demonstration, a History of the Fire Department discussions. Weather permitting, there will be a special heli-vac landing. Food and drink will be provided with complimentary burgers and chips provided by Air Evac Lifeteam out of Abilene and an anniversary cake will be provided.