Oak Bay Fire Department lights up the night

The Oak Bay Fire Department held their annual Halloween bonfire tonight. As things wound down at Trick or Treat on the Avenue, families wandered over to Fireman’s Park behind the Oak Bay Fire Hall for another treasured tradition. Kids were allowed to test out the real fire hose to help keep the blaze under control. There were costume parades for kids and pets and the Kiwanis Club provided hotdogs, popcorn and beverages.

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Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay firefighter Trent Frenkel helps kids use a real fire hose to control the fire. Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay firefighter Trent Frenkel helps kids use a real fire hose to control the fire. Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Oak Bay firefighter Trent Frenkel helps kids use a real fire hose to control the fire. Oak Bay Fire Departments lights up the night during their annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Sophie Barkasy won best costume at Oak Bay Fire Department’s annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

Grizzly, Romeo, and Robbie tied for first place in the pet costume contest at Oak Bay Fire Department’s annual Halloween Bonfire. (Keri Coles/Oak Bay News)

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