On Saturday June 11, 2016, members of the Deptford Fire Department from the Tacoma Boulevard Station, Good Intent Road Station and the Cooper Street Station, and Princeton Boulevard Station went to the Verga Fire Company’s 100th Anniversary Parade in West Deptford. Apparatus was judged by the Delaware Valley Parade Judges Association and the Department marched as a unit in the parade. When the judging was complete and the awards presented, Deptford Fire Department was awarded the following awards:
Engine 923 1st Place Best Appearing Engine 1997 to 2005
Engine 931 1st Place Best Appearing Engine 6 months to 2010
Ladder 936 1st place Best Appearing Tower Ladder and Best Appearing KME
Command 930 1st Place Best Appearing Command Unit
Brush Truck 925 2nd Place Best Appearing Brush Unit
Deptford FD 1st place Best Appearing Marching
Deptford FD Best Appearing Apparatus Overall.
A Huge THANK YOU to the West Deptford High School Marching Band for allowing our Marching unit to follow you in the parade route, your drum cadence and the marching music selection was outstanding.
(Nice Job Ogden FC Brush 55 for your 1st Place finish in the Brush Truck Category)
Photo Credit: Edan Davis THANK YOU