Leamington Celebrates 150th Anniversary Of Fire Services

Monday July 4th, 2022

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The Municipality of Leamington is celebrating the 150th anniversary of Leamington Fire Services, and to mark the occasion will be holding community events throughout the summer.

The Fire Services team will be at different community locations every Thursday until September, teaching fire safety and allowing interested visitors the opportunity to explore a fire truck and meet the firefighters.

Dates and Leamington Locations:

  • Thursday, July 7th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Lakeside Marina Leamington, 90 Robson Road
  • Thursday, July 14th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Real Canadian Superstore, 201 Talbot Street East
  • Thursday, July 21st, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Walmart, 304 Erie Street South
  • Thursday, July 28th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Lakeside Marina Leamington, 90 Robson Road
  • Thursday, August 4th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Canadian Tire, 262 Erie Street South
  • Thursday, August 11th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Rona, 274 Talbot Street West
  • Thursday, August 18th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Lakeside Marina Leamington, 90 Robson Road
  • Thursday, August 25th, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Real Canadian Superstore, 201 Talbot Street East
  • Thursday, September 1st, 2022, 11am to 1pm – Walmart, 304 Erie Street South

The Leamington Fire Hall located at 5 Clark Street West will be open to the community on Tuesdays from 2pm to 4pm throughout the summer. Visitors can view and explore the fire trucks, meet members of the Fire Services team and learn about fire safety.

“We have really missed being able to interact with residents,” said Fire Chief Andrew Baird. “There is no better way to keep fire safety top of mind, than firefighters being present in and around the community. We would like to thank our community partners who have invited us to their locations to continue to promote fire safety in Leamington.”

The Municipality will also be hosting a community celebration on Tuesday, August 30th, 2022, at the Leamington Fire Hall from 2pm to 4pm.   All are welcome to attend. Attendees can meet Sparky the Fire Dog, learn about fire safety and view the official push-in ceremony for Engine 144.

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