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Orange Fire Department preps for spooky season 

Organizers said children must be at least 11 years old to enter the haunted house.

Caren Pinto and Nicole Alarcon Soares

Oct 27, 2023, 1:37 AM

Updated 263 days ago


The Orange Volunteer Fire Department is all about the tricks and treats with its second annual Haunted Fire House.
Organizers said children must be at least 11 years old to enter the haunted house.
The haunted house will be even spookier this year, since local actors from the Orange Players are adding to the frightening fun.
Volunteer firefighter and co-chair of the event, Rob Panapda, says they've embraced the spirit of Halloween in Orange.
Panapada said, "I hope they have a closeness with their department. This is an abled bunch. Quite capable, second to none as far as a volunteer organization, and they should feel confident and know they can count on us as much as we count on them."
Panapada was born on Halloween and is making sure all who enter will have some frightening fun.
"We will accept anybody, your responsibility, but it all depends on how many nights the parents want to stay up with their kids," said Panapada.
The fire department worked with other organizations to bring this all together, the Goodwin Dancers, Orange Youth Services and actors from the Orange Players to make the experience really come to life.
The fire department suggest a $5 donation before you enter at your own risk.
The event will be on Friday and Saturday night and starts at 7 p.m.

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