Carnival 2019: Freiwillige Feuerwehr Fischbach

Freiwillige Feuerwehr Fischbach - Taunus-Karnevalszug 2019

“Fischbachs heissester Schlitten”

Carnival 2016: Spielmannszug der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Bad Homburg Kirdorf

Spielmannszug der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Bad Homburg Kirdorf

Spielmannszug der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Bad Homburg Kirdorf

Spielmannszug der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Bad Homburg Kirdorf

Carnival 2016: Freiwillige Feuerwehr Fischbach

Freiwillige Feuerwehr Fischbach

Die Schlümpfe aus dem Fischbachtal

25 Years (and more) serving the Town and the Fire Service

When Holger Himmelhuber passed one of his friends washing a fire engine at the Bleiche, it was an encounter that would go on to change his life.  Not only did he join the “Oberursel-Mitte” fire brigade on that same day in 1976, but 5 years later he played a role in creating the “Jugendfeuerwehr” (youth fire brigade) and shortly afterwards became responsible for maintaining the equipment as well.

Some years later, in 1988, he took on the role of “Wehrführer”, putting in him charge of the town centre’s fire brigade, located in the Marxstraße.  It was at this point that he because an “Ehrenbeamter”, which roughly translates as being a voluntary civil servant.

That was 25 years ago, and to celebrate a number of members of the fire brigade, along with his family, gathered at the town hall for a presentation made by the town’s treasurer Thorsten Schorr. [Read more…]

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