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    Saturday, October 01, 2022

    Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration

    Arielle Barber, 8, of Norwich, reacts while getting the chance to hold a fire hose with the assistance of Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Department Firefighter/EMT Brian Reynolds Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, during the Laurel Hill Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration at Veterans' Memorial School in Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Kaden Wadja, 1, smiles at his mother, Amber, both of Norwich, while he sits in the driver seat of the Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s hose tender fire truck Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, during Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration at Veterans' Memorial School in Norwich. Amber said Kaden has a steering wheel with a horn for his wagon that he enjoys. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Simon Malone, 2, of Montville, walks with his parents Joe and Amber, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, while attending the Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration at Veterans' Memorial School in Norwich. Amber said they came to the event because fire trucks are Simon’s favorite things. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    Aubrey Damm, 6, center, checks American Ambulance EMT Denise Oliveria’s eyes with a light while she and her brother, Chris, 2, visit the ambulance on display Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, during Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration at Veterans' Memorial School in Norwich. (Dana Jensen/The Day)
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    People gathered at the Veterans’ Memorial School in Norwich on Saturday for Laurel Hill Volunteer Fire Company’s 75th anniversary celebration.

    Fire trucks and other equipment from Laurel Hill and from other fire departments in Norwich and neighboring towns were on display for visitors to see.

    People were also able to learn how to use a fire extinguisher and put out a controlled fire. In addition with the assistance from a firefighter they could use a fire hose among the other stations for people to learn about emergency services.

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