Two of the most exciting things in a child's life; the approach of a shiny, red fire truck and the sight of Santa Claus in person, are about to be combined in South Jersey.

The companies of the Egg Harbor Township Volunteer Fire Department have set the schedule for their annual "Santa Runs." The EHT fire truck will be bringing Santa Claus to wave and wish Merry Christmas in the following communities at 6 pm nightly on these dates ...

- Monday and Tuesday,  December 8th & 9th: Bargaintown (Rain date Wed. 12/10)

- Monday-Friday, December 8th-12th: Farmington

- Friday and Saturday, December 19th & 20th: Scullville

- Sunday, December 21st: West Atlantic City

The Scullville Fire Department is also offering personalized visits with Santa Claus this holiday season. Fire fighters will bring Santa to residents' homes for minimum charge of $75.  For information, call 609-927-2588 # 11

The Cardiff Fire Department is holding a Santa Claus Open House, Saturday, December 6th from 11a-3p at the fire house at 6609 Black Horse Pike.

The Farmington Fire department will hold Breakfast with Santa, Saturday, December 13th.