This sentence just jumps out at me. Are your guys that bad at driving that they can't safely maneuver their POV's while getting to the firehouse? Is there no other traffic they come across other than in that parking lot? I mean c'mon, one day of the year during this garage sale? Who's the biggest voting block in your town? Is it those same senior citizens? Is it their donations (and/or paid taxes) that keep your firehouse running?
safety concerns he has regarding them walking threw the parking lot while members are responding to emergencies.