Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company

A Private 501(c)(3) Fire & EMS Company

Serving the Greater Newark Community since 1888


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Big Red Truck Pull Sun April 28, 2024 

Grab your strongest friends and team up for the ultimate tug of war challenge! Teams of 10 will compete for time as they pull a fully loaded 20-ton fire truck down Academy Street in downtown Newark.

This first-of-its-kind Newark event promises to be exciting and fun for all ages!

Prizes will be awarded to the fastest all male, all female and co-ed teams. A special award will be given to the team that raises the most money.

All proceeds benefit Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company, a fire and EMS company that’s served the greater Newark community for 135 years.

Aetna would like to thank the City of Newark and Friends of Fusion for a very successful event. Also, a very special thank you all of the participating teams and their legion of fans.

Thank you Northrop Realty

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17 Entrapment

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