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Families: Eat a pancake breakfast in a fire station

One of Firefighters for Fun’s vintage engines, a 1970s-era Seagrave pumper, is shown on display at a Hardware Sales event.
One of Firefighters for Fun’s vintage engines, a 1970s-era Seagrave pumper, is shown on display at a Hardware Sales event. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Marietta Firefighters are hosting their annual pancake breakfast, complete with tours of the station and firetruck rides, from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 15, at Station 31, 2913 Bennett Drive, on the corner of Marine Drive.

Cost is $5 per person to eat in the “apparatus bay” where firetrucks normally are parked. Menu includes pancakes, eggs, bacon and fruit.

Firefighters are offering tours of the station, face painting and chalk drawing for children, a fire hose fun, and tours of the ambulances and fire engines. Firefighters for Fun will offer safety demonstrations and rides on vintage fire equipment.

Marietta Firefighters are part of Whatcom County Fire District 8, which serves Lummi Reservation and an unincorporated area northwest of Bellingham, including Bellingham International Airport.

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