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Despite Rain, Albion Celebrates Fourth of July Early

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ALBION- It was damp and gray at Albion Borough park but that didn't’t stop people from celebrating America’s birthday a day early.

It was the first ever Fourth of July celebration at the park. There was tons of food, a merry-go-round, even a special live performance from the Oscar Gamble Trio band.

By 7:00 p.m., it was pouring down raining but for the community, it’s more than just a gathering. It’s a chance to raise money for the Albion Fire Department. As a volunteer fire company, they rely on the community for financial help so when the donations began pouring in, Fire Chief Scott Hyde says.

“What a wonderful way to open up the holiday weekend being able to have some fun with some friends and people that support us,” Hyde says. “Without these people, you wouldn’t see these brand new fire trucks.”

Proceeds from the event will help with new equipment and supplies for the fire department.

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