The Fitchburg Fire and Police Departments and the Fitch-Rona EMS held a “Parade of Lights” through several Fitchburg neighborhoods from 6-7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 22.

A stream of fire trucks, ambulances and police squad cars wove through city streets with lights flashing and sirens wailing.

A similar parade was also held on Friday, May 15 in a different group of neighborhoods.

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