After rain canceled carnival’s final night, Hilton Fire Department sells excess food
HILTON, N.Y. (WHEC) — Saturday’s heavy rains prompted the Hilton Fire Department to cancel all events on the final night of the Hilton Firemen’s Carnival. That left the fire department with excess food that it is unable to return to vendors.
On Monday night, the department held a sale of uncooked hamburgers and hot dogs as well as macaroni salad, potatoes, American cheese slices and frozen dough balls while they lasted.
The sale was between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Exempt Club on South Avenue.
#HappeningNow Dozens of cars lined up 30 min early to buy left over products ???? in support of the Hilton Fire Department after they had to cancel some of their carnival due to rain and flooding @news10nbc pic.twitter.com/B4RTgwZRzX— Stephanie Duprey (@WHEC_SDuprey) July 19, 2021
The Hilton Fire Department posted on social media Monday night saying that they sold out of everything and thanking everyone who waited in line.
This year was the 120th annual Hilton Firemen’s Carnival. The festival featured rides, live music and of course, food. The department described the carnival turnout on previous nights as "amazing" and thanked everyone who attended.
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