Saturday, October 30, 2021
The new Sea Witch balloon, the symbol of the annual Halloween parade, comes down Rehoboth Avenue to lead the parade. RON MACARTHUR PHOTOS
Saturday October, 30 2021
Nature: Special Assignment for Polaris 80
Location: Rehoboth Beach Sea Witch Event
On Saturday, October 30th, the Polaris All-Terrain Vehicle known as Polaris 80 from the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company was requested for a special duty assignment with the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company to assist with the Sea Witch Festival and Parade.
The specific event assignment was to stage at a predetermined location (Rehoboth Avenue and First Street) and to respond to any fire company on the south side of the city along with Ambulance 89 and EMS Polaris 87 which was staffed with one medic on board.
Overall, the unit responded to three medical events (two calls for injured subjects from a fall and one seizure incident) with one patient transported to Beebe Medical Center via Ambulance 89 with Sussex County Paremedics.
Additional information regarding the Sea Witch Festival can be found at https://www.capegazette.com/article/sea-witch-festival-parade-blows-rehoboth-beach-after-storm/229778 and https://www.wrde.com/story/45093433/sea-witch-parade-returns-to-rehoboth-beach-after-last-years-cancellation
Additional information regarding Polaris 80 can be found at http://irvfc.com/apparatus/detail/4635