Longwood Fire Co. sets community open house
Event will feature tours, food, helicopter landing
EAST MARLBOROUGH » Longwood Fire Company’s annual open house will allow residents to tour the fire company and meet EMS personnel and firefighters.
“Longwood has rendered great service to our neighbors for more than 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 this Sunday. The fire company is located at 1001 East Baltimore Pike. The open house takes place from noon until 3 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. Photographs can be taken with the firefighters and equipment.”
A helicopter landing will take place along with a vehicle rescue demonstration. Tours of the station will be given.
Longwood has partnered with Walgreens and a limited supply of free Flu shots will be available.
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 visit www.longwoodfireco.com.