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Annual Lake City Carnival Keeps Fire Company Alive

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LAKE CITY- Father’s Day is near and if you're scrambling around to find something to do for your pop, have no fear, the Lake City fireman's carnival is here.

"It’s kind of like the best fun I've ever had," Ryleigh Dougherty says.

It's a carnival 90 years in the books. Each year it gets better, drawing larger crowds, music, rides and games galore.

"It takes alot of man power to operate for three days,” vendor coordinator Maria Cannon says. “To see the crowd here is wonderful. It's great to feel their support."

It’s the largest fundraiser for the Lake City Fire Department. All proceeds go straight to the fire station to funds things like turnout gear and fire equipment.

As the stations flagship event, mayor Andy Graves says his town may be small, but it’s rich in spirit and unity, something that keeps his fire house running year after year.

"Money constraints are tight, everybody needs new equipment all the time, and of course we need money,” Mayor Andy Graves says. “This is how we raise it."

The event will be held until Saturday.
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