Horseheads Fire Dept. set to unveil refurbished bell on Memorial Day
HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WENY) -- The Horseheads Fire Department is holding a ceremony on Memorial Day at 11 a.m. to unveil a newly refurbished fire bell. Dating all the way back to 1892, the celebration is designed to kick off 150th anniversary of the formation of the Horseheads Fire Department.
According to Horseheads Fire Chief the bell has long been a symbol of the department and was even dedicated in 1954 to the all the past and present firefights of Horseheads. With the bronze bell now fully refurbished, department officials say they are looking forward to people seeing it again for the first time.
The bell will be unveiled at the Horseheads Fire Department on Monday, May 29th at 11 a.m.