Wakefield Fire Department holds fishing contest


February 18, 2019


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield Fire Department held its 10th annual fishing contest on Saturday on Sunday Lake.

Volunteer fireman and chairman of the fishing contest, Mike Singleton, said 101 businesses, or people donated items, or cash.

“We have more than $10,000 in prizes to give away and all the kids will definitely get a prize,” he said.

The event was started to get kids “off the X-Box” and experience the outdoors, and in the process, raise money for needed equipment, he said.

The fire department plans to purchase air bottles and other equi...

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