Franklin Regional’s annual bonfire set for Oct. 4 in Murrysville |

Franklin Regional’s annual bonfire set for Oct. 4 in Murrysville

The Franklin Regional homecoming bonfire at the high school on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. This year’s bonfire will be on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018.

Light ‘em up.

The annual Franklin Regional bonfire traditionally coincides with the school’s homecoming game. This year, however, it will take place at 6 p.m. on Oct. 4.

Local fire departments will be on hand to light and monitor the massive bonfire, as stacks of pallets, signs and usually, an effigy of the opposing team’s mascot, go up in flames.

School clubs and service organizations will also be on hand offering information, selling hot chocolate and food and looking to recruit new student members.

The high school is at 3200 School Road in Murrysville.

Patrick Varine is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Patrick at 724-850-2862, [email protected] or via Twitter @MurrysvilleStar.

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