Santa rides fire truck and visits kids in Barre

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

BARRE – Santa Claus gets ready for a big hug today from a local Girl Scout. Santa is making the rounds today and on Sunday in Barre, visiting local children. He has traded his sleigh for a Barre fire truck as he makes his rounds around town.

Ben Flansburg, a Barre firefighter, is in back at right.

Girl Scouts in Barre and Albion were having a Christmas party at the Barre fire hall when Santa stopped by around 10:30 a.m. Barre firefighter Bert Mathes is in back at left.