Winona Lake Fire Department Celebration Rescheduled For This Saturday

The Winona Lake Volunteer Fire Department will celebrate its 100-year anniversary Saturday. Bob Wulliman is the event chairman, and Roger Gelbaugh is the event co-chair. Wulliman served as the department’s fire chief from 1977 to 1981. Gelbaugh served as fire chief from 1991 to 2001 and 2002 to 2006. The celebration Saturday will be on East Canal Street in the Village At Winona from 1 to 4 p.m. for the department that started in 1914 and marks its 100-year celebration this month. There will be free fire helmets for kids and pens, pencils and magnets. A fire house will be on display as well as the department’s apparatus and photos of the department’s former fire trucks. There will be door prize drawings. Items have been  donated by Village At Winona merchants. In addition to the community, all current and former firemen and their families are invited to the event.