The public is invited to join the Penn Yan Fire Department and Marty Mackerchar at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 to remember the famous Penn Yan Firehouse fire which also destroyed local businesses on Main Street. There will be a talk, photos and memory sharing of this important event in Penn Yan’s history. Hear more about the fire service’s lessons learned from that day.

The event will be held at the “new” firehouse at 125 Elm St. in Penn Yan and is handicapped accessible. For more information, please call the Yates County History Center at 315-536- 7318.