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Blackville Fire Department Celebrates 50 Years at Open House

The Blackville Fire Department celebrated their 50th anniversary with an Open House on the afternoon of Saturday, August 25.

A free BBQ was held with hamburgers, hot dogs and curly fries, along with refreshments and cake.

Debbie Muck and Eric Hendricks provided musical entertainment and there was a bouncy castle and games for kids.

The two-hour event was well attended and enjoyed by everyone. Blackville Mayor Christopher Hennessy and members of the village council, Pat Finnigan, Member of Parliament for Miramichi – Grand Lake and Byron J. Connors, Green Party candidate for Southwest Miramichi – Bay du Vin were also in attendance.

Congratulations to the fire department on this milestone. View photos from the Open House below.

Village of Blackville

Village of Blackville

The village of Blackville is governed by an elected council made up of a mayor and four councillors. Incorporated as a village in 1966, Blackville has a population of 958 and has had a long history related to forestry and salmon fishing.

1 Comment

  1. Avatar Percy Conners on August 30, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Impressive celebration, lovely photos of the event. Congratulations on the Fire Departments 50 year Anniversary.

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