Renovation Complete at Wayne County Fire Hall

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SALEM TOWNSHIP -- While fire companies come to the rescue of those in need, one local business came to the rescue of a fire company in Wayne County.

The bingo hall inside the Hamlin Fire & Rescue Company recently upgraded its kitchen, thanks to money raised through fundraisers and Mariotti Building Products.

"It's nice because you're not tripping over each other, so we can actually put on a better dinner and better service," said Captain Larry Mekic. "You could have a fundraiser that was only 50 to 60 people. Now, you can have a fundraiser that can do 250-300 people."

The deputy fire chief says that about 75 percent of all fundraising the station does is in the fire hall, making it critically important to have a sufficient.

"The kitchen is expanded," said Sheila Lobbe of Scranton. "It's cleaner. It's nicer."