ATLANTIC, Va.- The Atlantic Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company needs your help to win a contest.
The fire company, located on Atlantic Road in the Accomack County community of Atlantic, has landed in the Top 20 for the "Johnsonville's Search for the Best of Us" contest. It's the only volunteer fire company on Delmarva in the contest.
According to the contest's website, "Johnsonville is engaging the nation to help us identify individuals, groups and events that reflect the spirit of America. We call them the Best of US. We're highlighting volunteer fire departments because they are the everyday heroes who lead by example with their commitment to communities and help keeping them safe without asking for anything in return."
The contest's website also says that they received hundreds of volunteer firehouse submissions and they narrowed it down to 20 finalists based on their criteria.
The grand prize is $10,000 and Johnsonville sausage products for the fire department to raise additional funds.