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June 6, 2016
74th Remington fireman’s parade draws a crowd
Remington Volunteer Fire and Rescue President Steve Wright drives the ladder truck.
Storm clouds bypassed Remington Friday evening in time for the annual fireman’s parade, the last of its kind in Fauquier County.
Organized by the Remington Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, the parade drew about 90 participants from Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Orange, Fauquier and surrounding counties.
Citizens lined the sidewalks of Main Street waving and cheering at fire engines, police cars, military vehicles, church groups, Boy Scouts and pageant queens.
The parade continued onto Church Street, past the judges’ table, while citizens watched from their front porches.
2016 parade award winners:
Floats and Majorettes
• First place senior majorette group: Dixie Royals.
• Second place senior majorette group: Tip Top Twirlers.
• First place junior majorette group: Tip Top Twirlers.
• First place: Tiny Tots Tip Top Twirlers.
• Second place junior majorette group: Dixie Royals.
• Second place: Tiny Tots Dixie Royal.
• Best appearing civic float: Dirty Duck Riding.
• Best appearing religious float: Mount Holly Baptist Church.
• Best commercial or business float: CLS Trucking.
• Best appearing towing company: Foster’s Towing.
Fire and Rescue Apparatus
• First place best appearing pumper: Marshall Volunteer Fire Department.
• Second place best appearing pumper: Little Fork Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• First place best appearing specialty piece: Brandy Station Volunteer Fire and Rescue 2.
• Second place best appearing specialty piece: Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• First place best appearing life support unit: Lois Volunteer Fire Department.
• First place best advanced life support unit: Richardsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• Honorary fire chief: Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• Best appearing tanker: Goldvein Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• Best appearing brush truck: Richardsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• Best appearing response vehicle: Richardsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Chief.
• Unit coming the longest distance: Lake of The Woods Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• W.E. Andes Memorial oldest piece still in service: Lois Volunteer Fire Department Engine 13.
• F.K. Ritch Memorial best appearing department: Richardsville Volunteer Fire and Rescue.
• Evans M. Groves Memorial best antique apparatus: Navy Vale Old Dominion Fire Apparatus.
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