• Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department’s new Engine 12 (a.k.a. the “Dirty Dozen”) brought a smile to this fan of firemen, three-year-old Crockett Eckhardt, son of Chad and Jetta Eckhardt. The tot, with his own fireman’s hat in hand, was one of thousands who attended the Stonewall VFD’s 37th annual fish fry to benefit the volunteer department and first responder efforts. See more photos on page C1. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
  • Serving up the fish from a line of fryers are Stonewall residents, from left, Hugh Nielsen, Jeremy Haines and Steve Litton.
  • Stonewall VFD officer Chris Nevins introduces the Air Evac helicopter response team to the crowd at the fish fry. Air Evac had a helicopter on display as well on the nearby landing pad. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
  • Anika and Alexandria Tamez of Fredericksburg serve up the goods.
  • Collin Eckert, age 2, flashes his “baby blues” after polishing off a plate of fish.
  • Alvin Weinheimer has been a fixture with the Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department for 60 years.

Crowd lines up for Stonewall VFD

About 2,000 turn out for fried fish to assist first responders in Eastern Gillespie hamlet

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