Fire Muster

Fire Trucks lined up on WheatonArts grounds

40th Annual Fire Muster & Fire Fighter’s Family Day
Sunday, August 15, 2021
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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The Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade is hosting the 40th annual Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day on August 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is FREE to all visitors!

Over 80 antique fire trucks from the Mid-Atlantic States will be on display on the grounds.

The Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade is the South Jersey chapter of the Society for the Preservation and Appreciation of Antique Motor Fire Apparatus in America (SPAAMFAA). This national organization of over 3,000 members and over 50 chapters was organized in 1958 in Syracuse, NY.

Show highlights include:

  • a firefighter competition to show how firefighters use their training and skills to battle fires
  • water barrel fight (two opposing teams try to move a barrel suspended on a cable to opposite ends using a high-pressure fire hose)
  • bucket brigade (each team is timed as they carry water to the roof of a small building in buckets
  • firefighting demonstrations including pumping displays of fire hoses on numerous fire trucks

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Flea Market Open
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Apparatus Judging
2 p.m. Awards Presentation on the Museum porch
4 p.m. Firetrucks exit

Food Vendors:
Matty G’s Dogz
JB’s Bar-B-Q 
Karen & The Nut 
Frostbite

(Schedule subject to change)
An adult and small child look at an antique fire truck during the annual Fire Muster
Firemen and Firetruck
young girl sitting in a retired old red fire truck
Bucket Brigade participant tossing water out of a bucket
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