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Posted: Sunday, June 13, 2010 1:00 am

CHESTERTOWN The Kent & Queen Anne's Rescue Squad celebrated its 50th anniversary with a parade down High Street, Saturday, June 5. Numerous pieces of fire and rescue equipment from throughout the region were on display.

Entries were judged from the review stand at Fountain Park, as the parade wended its way down High Street and then turning on Cross Street to Wilmer Park, where the trophies were awarded.

Trophy winners were:

Best Appearing Fire Company Overall: First, Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company; second, Galena Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Ambulance Company: First, Sudlersville Fire Company; second, Church Hill Volunteer Fire Company; third, Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Rescue Truck Company: First, Roxana Volunteer Fire Company; second, Galena Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Engine 1250 GPM: First, Seaford Volunteer Fire Company; second, Church Hill Volunteer Fire Company; third, Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Aerial or Platform Volunteer Fire Company: Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Tanker Company: Cecilton Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Field Piece Company: Betterton Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Marine Unit Company: Galena Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Special Unit: Galena EMS 3-1.

Best Appearing Fire Apparatus (25 years or older): Ellendale Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing EMS Float: East-West Martial Arts.

Fire Company/Rescue Squad Traveling the Longest Distance: Roxana Volunteer Fire Company.

Best Appearing Band: Kent County Community Marching Band.

Best Appearing Antique Car: 1930 Ford Roadster, Bill Schauber.

Best Appearing Classic Car: 1967 Ford Mustang, Jack Dwyer.

Best Appearing Color Guard: Kent County Sheriff's Office

Best Appearing Fire Prevention Queen: Layla Pardee, Cecilton.

Judges Awards: First, Kennedyville Volunteer Fire Company, 1927 Mack; second, Kent and Queen Anne's Charter Members; third, Chester River Health Systems; fourth, Kennedyville Little Chief, Colton Miller; fifth, Kent County Marching Band "Little Crabbers;" sixth, Ferndale Volunteer Fire Company "Commitment/Travel with Bridge Traffic."

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