Pumpkin smash events double

Smash your pumpkin with Metchosin and Langford fire departments this weekend.

Saturday is all about smashing pumpkins

Smash your pumpkin with the fire department this weekend.

Langford Fire Rescue hosts its first pumpkin smash at Westshore Town Centre, 2945 Jacklin Ave. on Saturday. The 105-foot ladder truck will be set up in the parking lot near the Veterans Memorial Parkway and Kelly Road intersection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For every donation a firefighter will drop your jack o’lantern from the top of the ladder. Tools will be available for anyone who wants to hand-smash on the ground. Donations will go toward the firefighters Muscular Dystrophy campaign.

The Metchosin Fire Department holds its annual pumpkin smash at the fire hall, 4440 Happy Valley Rd. on Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Firefighters will take people up on a 30-foot scissor lift and let them toss a pumpkin for a donation.

Funds raised will go towards men’s health awareness and be donated within the West Shore.

 

 

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