By Sabrina Robertson
from The Nassau County Insider
February 6, 2018 10:00 a.m.

Nassau County Fire Rescue Wins 1st Place

The 4th Annual Guns & Hoses Event was held on Saturday, January 27th. The event featured bounce houses, food trucks, games and four exciting softball games. To start, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office and Fernandina Police Department faced off on field one and Nassau County Fire Rescue and the City of Fernandina Beach Fire Department on field two. Nassau County Fire Rescue and the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office both won their games, and the losing teams, Fernandina Beach Police Department and Fernandina Beach Fire Department played for 3rd place. FBFD beat FBPD with a score of 20-2. NCSO and NCFR faced off for the championship game and NCFR won with a final score of 10-9.

[Check out the event:]

We are pleased to announce that just over $4,100 was raised for the United Way of Northeast Florida. Thank you to everyone who participated in this event, as well as those that came out to show their support of our public safety personnel and this wonderful cause.

Sponsors included:

  • Townies
  • Matovina & Company
  • Johnny’s AC
  • Sliders Seaside Grill
  • Madi’s Retreat Hair & Spa
  • 801 Kitchen and Bar
  • Skydive Amelia Island
  • Wildlight
  • Florida Public Utilities
  • R.P.M. Lumber
  • Amelia Island Kayak Excursions
  • CDM Smith, Inc.
  • First Coast Fabrication
  • Justin M. Taylor, County Commissioner for District 5
  • Fernandina Chiropractic Center
  • A.J. Johns, Inc.
  • Rayonier
  • CBC National Bank
  • Vystar
  • Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp
  • Dale Martin, City Manager for Fernandina Beach
  • What’s Smokin Food Truck
  • Indulge Food Truck


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