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Volunteer firefighters transport Santa around Upper Macungie


Special to The Press

With the help of volunteer firefighters from Good Will Fire Co. No. 1, Trexlertown, Santa Claus found his way around Upper Macungie on Dec. 18, 2021.

According to Fire Chief Emeritus Arlan Wright, firefighters distributed more than 850 stuffed toys and 1,000 boxes of candy to children living in the township.

Santa, with the help of Good Will Fire Co. No. 1 long time member George “The Gipper” Roth, visits with young admirers as parents record the moment Dec. 18, 2021, in Upper Macungie.
Brothers Weston Parish, 10; and Isaiah, 8; and Ahahn Agrawal, 10, visit with Santa.
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELAND Tyler Stefanelli, 2, isn't having any of that Santa stuff if he can help it. On the other hand, sister Megan Alexa, 6, is all in.
Good Will Fire Company volunteers Dan Stout; William Gillespie, Dwayne Shellhamer, Bill Gillespie, Dennis McArdle, Sabrina Faust, Charles Howard, Ainsley Mattox, Stacy Gillespie, Chief Gary Mattox (partially hidden), Santa Claus, assisted by George “The Gipper” Roth, Arlan Wright, Dylan Robertson and Dennis Bower took Santa on his travels through Upper Macungie.
Even cats like Santa. Anna Lysinger, 9, and sister Sarah, 11, brought “King” to visit Santa.