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First-ever Fire House Chili Feed Challenge held in Little RiceSubmitted: 01/13/2018
Dakota Sherek
Dakota Sherek
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First-ever Fire House Chili Feed Challenge held  in Little Rice
LITTLE RICE - Multiple Northwoods Fire Departments came together to throw a new community event. The first-ever Fire House Chili Feed Challenge was held in the Little Rice fire house.

People could pay five dollars for as much chili as they wanted. Fire departments from Minocqua, Hazelhurst, Manitowish Waters, Arbor Vitae and Little Rice all participated in making the chili.


The Little Rice Fire Department says this event was a way for them to have a new kind of fundraiser.

"We do a fundraiser in the summertime so we wanted to try something in the winter, get other departments involved instead of just solely our department and raising funds. We wanted to be able to give back to the community and make a little money in the same token," said Little Rice Chief Scott Pockat. 

The event also had music, a raffle, and plenty of events for kids. Organizers hope to make it an annual event.


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