Mark your calendars: Sept. 19 is going to be “Auburn Fire Department Day” in the city of Auburn, according to a press release from the city.
In celebration of the department’s 125th anniversary, Mayor Michael Quill will declare the honorary day and present a proclamation to the AFD Thursday at 6 p.m. during the Auburn City Council meeting at Memorial City Hall on South Street.
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The AFD was originally comprised of 11 volunteer companies and reorganized on Jan. 1, 1894, to become a career fire department, according to the release.
The public is welcome and encouraged to attend the proclamation, which will be held at Memorial City Hall, 24 South St., Auburn.