The Quaker Hill Fire Company had a busy day Wednesday.
First off, the fire company has been helping the town, as half of all Waterford residents are still without power. They also helped find a boy who ran away Wednesday morning and fought a chimney fire in the afternoon.
And then the real show started. The volunteer fire house held its annual Halloween party Wednesday night, and more than 300 people showed up – smashing the old record of 120.
The reason was most likely because Waterford Police Chief Murray Pendleton asked all residents to refrain from trick-or-treating, leaving the party at the firehouse one of the only Halloween events in town. But the volunteers responded, as they had two blow-up decorations in the building and just enough candy and popcorn.
At the event, there was dancing, costume contests, food and plenty of adorable children in costumes. There was one boy dressed as a parrot, his mother a pirate, two brothers dressed as Woody and Buzz Lightyear and on particularly adorable boy dressed as a dragon.