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It was a smokin’ hot time at the annual Firemen’s Ball

Master Chef Bill Tobin handled the grill. Photo by Lans Christensen

KENT — Held under two huge tents, the Kent Firemen’s Ball was once again one of the largest, and most enjoyable, social events of the year.

Tables were set for 340 guests, but the final count was closer to 275.

There was an unending variety of appetizers and hors d’ouevres. Music was provided by a live trio. It all led to great cheer as old friendships were renewed and new ones were made. 

The open-sided tents gave it much the feel of a lively outdoor dinner party.

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