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Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day and Parade
Release Date: September 25, 2013

The 94th Annual Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day & Parade will be hosted by Franklin Fire Department on Saturday, October 5, 2013 with step-off promptly at 1:00 p.m.

Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day and Parade









The 94th Annual Sussex County Firemen's Association Inspection Day & Parade will be hosted by Franklin Fire Department on Saturday, October 5, 2013 with step-off promptly at 1:00 p.m. The parade will line-up on Evans Street and proceed down Rutherford Avenue and onto Main Street through town, ending at the Franklin Firemen's Park.

Hose Laying Competition will begin one-half hour after the end of the parade. Trophies will be awarded afterwards for Marching, Apparatus and Hose Laying competitions. Both in-county and out-of-county guest departments and EMS squads are eligible for trophies. The parade will also include invited dignitaries and guests.

2013 Parade Line-up is as follows:

1. Franklin
2. Hardyston Township
3. Wantage Township
4. Pochuck Valley
5. Stanhope
6. Highland Lakes
7. Vernon
8. Newton
9. Sussex
10. Hopatcong
11. McAfee
12. Andover Township
13. Hampton Township
14. Branchville
15. Ogdensburg
16. Frankford Township
17. Andover Borough
18. Sandyston Township
19. Byram Township
20. Hamburg
21. Stillwater
22. Green Township
23. Lafayette Township
24. Montague Township
25. Swartswood
26. Sparta
27. Fredon Township

Among the invited Guest Companies this year are: Sussex County Fire Academy, Caldwell Fire Department, Netcong Fire Department, Unionville NY Fire Department, Port Jervis NY Neversink Fire Department, Pine Island NY Fire Department, Parsippany District 5 Fire Department, Morris Twp-Fairchild Fire Department; plus many marching bands and color guards as well as antique cars belonging to members of the Wanderer's Car Club who transport our invited dignitaries.

Many man-hours go into preparing apparatus for competition and this is the day our volunteer firefighters show pride among themselves and our communities for what they do all year long - year after year.

We would like to extend an invitation to all residents of Sussex County to come out and applaud your volunteers on our annual inspection day. We hope to see you there!






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