Fire Trucks & Patriotism at July 4th Parade in Montgomery County

Fire trucks and patriotism were on display Monday morning for the McKinley 4th of July Parade in Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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The McKinley 4th of July Parade in Elkins Park travels near the McKinley Fire Company. The parade has been going for more than 50 years.
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The parade drew about 400 people in 2016.
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Nolan got a pull to the parade.
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Residents await the start of the McKinley 4th of July Parade in Elkins Park.
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Firefighters salute outside McKinley Fire Company in Elkins Park during the National Anthem ahead of the company's annual 4th of July Parade.
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A young woman from Montgomery County sings the National Anthem before the parade.
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Fire engines from several companies throughout Abington and Cheltenham townships line up ahead of the McKinley Parade in Elkins Park.
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The sirens and lights blared.
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A classic Abington truck
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A modern Abington fire truck.
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Wave as they pass.
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This Ogontz truck has a hint of green.
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June Roberts, of Elkins Park and her festive pit bull mix, Sandy, wait along the McKinley 4th of July Parade route. June and Sandy live around the corner and have been coming to the parade as long as they've lived here.
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Abington Township Commissioner Jimmy DiPlacido, Ward 4, is a big supporter of the Independence Day parade.
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A firefighter helps a young firefighter-in-training practice his skills putting out a "blaze" outside McKinley Fire Company in Elkins Park after the McKinley 4th of July Parade.
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