Darren Doyle, story and photos
Members of Chalybeate Fire Department took a trip down to the Beaver Dam Creek Baptizing Facility on Thursday evening as they used their trucks to help clean up the area.
Fire Chief Daniel Johnson said its something that the department tries to do at least once a year. "It only takes a couple of hours, but it really makes a big difference," he said.
Johnson said it helps the department stay up to speed on use of equipment and helps out their younger members with some practice. The facility is owned by the area churches that use it and maintained by church members and other volunteers.
Participating in the cleanup were Chief Daniel Johnson, Deputy Chief Jeremy Porter, Randy Vincent, Assistant Chief Richard Jurisich, Thomas Slaughter, and Gary Dale Porter.