Ellwood Fire Co. Summer Bash

Support Local | Ellwood Fire | Eberl Iron Works Inc. | Buffalo NY USA
Jul 08 2024

On June 8th, the Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company hosted their first annual “Ellwood Summer Bash,” which included a car show, live music, food, and a few other surprises! The purpose of this event was to raise funding towards a continued mission of “serving neighbors, providing community outreach and fire prevention, training members, and honoring traditions.” It was also a great way to kick off summer and enjoy a day with the community!

During the event, John Eberl made an appearance to present an award for an immaculate red 1965 Ford Mustang.

Ellwood Volunteer Fire Company, very similarly to Eberl Iron, has an incredible history spanning over 100 years of service. In 1921, they officially organized, becoming the first volunteer fire company in the region. Founded to address the growing need for organized fire protection in the Ellwood neighborhood, the company quickly became a cornerstone of the community. Throughout its history, the Ellwood Fire Company has evolved with advancements in firefighting technology and techniques, maintaining a steadfast commitment to safeguarding the lives and property of local residents. Today, 40 dedicated active members contribute their time and effort to upholding the department’s strong reputation. The Ellwood Fire Company’s legacy is one of resilience, community service, and an unwavering dedication to public safety.

Support Local | Ellwood Fire | Eberl Iron Works Inc. | Buffalo NY USA
Above: 2 of the 5 different firetrucks included in the Ellwood Fire Co fleet

Assistance from the community is needed now more than ever before. Supporting and donating to the Ellwood Fire Company, is an investment in the safety and well-being of the local community. As a volunteer fire department, Ellwood Fire Company relies heavily on community contributions to fund essential equipment, training, and operations. Donations ensure that firefighters have access to the latest technology and resources needed to respond effectively to emergencies. Moreover, supporting the fire company fosters a stronger sense of community, as residents come together to uphold an institution that protects their homes, businesses, and loved ones. By donating, individuals not only contribute to the immediate safety of their neighborhood but also show appreciation for the brave men and women who risk their lives to serve others. Take a moment today to learn more about your local fire company and what you can do to assist them! Support local!

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