Berkshires Beat: Adams Alert Hose Brings Home Awards
11:09AM / Friday, August 26, 2016
Trio of honors: The Alert Hose Co #1 of Adams attended the Bennington Battle Days parade on Aug. 14, in which members pulled their famous parade cart, which was built in 1885.
The department is well known for wearing their Prince Albert- style buff and white uniforms. This rare uniform style has been preserved by the company as a memorial to its predecessors and is worn proudly with distinction by the alerts today.
The Alerts proudly took home three new trophies: the Vermont State Firefighters Association's "Best Appearing Antique Hand Drawn Equipment-Out of State," the Vermont State Firefighters Association's "Best Appearing Marching Unit, With or Without Antique Apparatus-Out of State" and lastly the Bennington Battle Day 2016 "Oldest Hand-Drawn Antique Equipment, Fire-Related."