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Martinsburg Fire Co. Sells More Than 4,300 Sandwiches


Gary M. Baranec

Brandon Weber of Martinsburg fills a customer's order for a bowl of beef noodle soup during the Martinsburg's Volunteer Fire Company's annual Ox Roast Festival at Morrisons Cove Memorial Park over the weekend.

Hundreds of folks gathered Friday and Saturday, July 19-20, at Morrisons Cove Community Park in Martinsburg for the local fire company's annual Ox Roast Festival.

According to Richard Brantner Jr., assistant fire chief, more than 4,300 sandwiches were sold during the two-day event.

The meat was purchased from Rhodes Meat Market, Martinsburg. Eight hundred pounds of meat were used Friday and 900 pounds Saturday.

In addition to ox roast, the fire company also sold beef and noodles, homemade pies, cakes and other goodies, drinks and more.

Entertainment was provided by the Sharptones on Friday...

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