Thirty-four fire companies and 30 bands were in the line of march this afternoon in Summit Hill, in the concluding feature of the 36th annual convention of the Four County Firemen's Association. Upwards of 3,500 firemen and musicians from Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, and Lehigh counties swarmed into the little mining town. Coaldale was awarded first place prize for the largest company in line with band while Lansford received second prize in the Four County area for best appearing company.
on this date
Saturday, June 18, 2011