Pancakes anyone? asked Bev Kaminsky, Myrna Syvertsen, and Pat Cusimano. Richard Lewin
Katie Dunn and Theo and Dash Gautier enjoyed their flapjacks.Richard Lewin
The Fire Department's award-winning extrication team, Chris Carillo, Domingo Schiappacasse, Chief Joseph Lenahan, Thom Fleming, Michael Mirras, and Tato EstrellaRichard Lewin
The extraction team demonstrated how to cut a victim out of a car after a crash.Richard Lewin

In a hotly contested sack race, Julia Kuneth was off and jumping. Carissa Katz
Over the wall at an obstacle course set up to challenge speed and determination. Carissa Katz
The Montauk Fire Department offered kids a chance to try out the hose and later gave lifts in its ladder truck.Carissa Katz
Carissa Katz
Batmen Jay Bello and Josh AcevedoJanis Hewitt
Luca Biondo with every kid's favorite spun-sugar treatJanis Hewitt
Bill Akin, Marilyn Levine, and Ray Cortell helped serve up soup, chili, and hot dogs. Janis Hewitt
Anni Spacek, Tiffany Taylor, and Lea Mancini had painted bracelets instead of faces.Janis Hewitt
Melania Vizcaino, left, Bianna Garces-Fructuoso, and Jayla Hutton got sticky fingers before a tug-of-war contest.Janis Hewitt
Janis Hewitt

Maisie Noll, Sofia Nagle, and Maggie Nordlinger posed for a photo as Nina D’Agostino rode by on the carousel. Janis Hewitt
Judy Ceslow and Nancy Stewart, above, ladled soup into commemorative cups for over two hours during the Montauk fall festival chowder contest. Janis Hewitt

The Montauk Fire Department recently assembled its trucks and ambulances for a photograph at the Lighthouse. It will be joined by a number of other departments for a 75th anniversary parade on Saturday. Richard Lewin