Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue 2016: Photos

Up top is Michael Reiter and left to right is Win Bascome, Paul Davis, Linda Zavatto, Laura Zavatto, Punch Johnston, George Goodleaf and Andy Brady, With with  Vivian Ganter and Amy Zavatto kneeling.

Up top is Michael Reiter and left to right is Win Bascome, Paul Davis, Linda Zavatto, Laura Zavatto, Punch Johnston, George Goodleaf and Andy Brady, With with Vivian Ganter and Amy Zavatto kneeling.

More than 2,200 birds were roasted and served up for the annual Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue.

The event was held on Saturday, August 20, at Fireman’s Field, at Burns and North Cartwright roads, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

See our photos below.

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Ron Jerner and Travis Maker saucing some of the 2,200 chickens served during the barbecue.

Ron Jerner and Travis Maker saucing some of the 2,200 chickens served during the barbecue.

Up top is Michael Reiter and left to right is Win Bascome, Paul Davis, Linda Zavatto, Laura Zavatto, Punch Johnston, George Goodleaf and Andy Brady, With with  Vivian Ganter and Amy Zavatto kneeling.

Up top is Michael Reiter and left to right is Win Bascome, Paul Davis, Linda Zavatto, Laura Zavatto, Punch Johnston, George Goodleaf and Andy Brady, With with Vivian Ganter and Amy Zavatto kneeling.

Future hot shots Lire Coulter and Noah Topliff pitch in behind the scenes.

Future hot shots Lire Coulter and Noah Topliff pitch in behind the scenes.

John Simensen employs a machete to make short work of slicing melons.

John Simensen employs a machete to make short work of slicing melons.

Members of the Ladies Auxillary produced nearly 500 pounds of 'Harelegger' potato salad. Prepping potatoes at the Center firehouse were (left to right) Diane Blagburn, Mary Dudley, Shirley Mundy, Deb Speeches, Ann Beckwith, Laurie Morritt, Bev Cahill, Pam Morritt, and Lynda Steinmuller

Members of the Ladies Auxillary produced nearly 500 pounds of ‘Harelegger’ potato salad. Prepping potatoes at the Center firehouse were (left to right) Diane Blagburn, Mary Dudley, Shirley Mundy, Deb Speeches, Ann Beckwith, Laurie Morritt, Bev Cahill, Pam Morritt, and Lynda Steinmuller

Members f the Collard family wait to take their place under the big tent at Fireman's Field.

Members of the Collard family wait to take their place under the big tent at Fireman’s Field.