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Delete - Merge Upbodycopy Santa was greeted by more than one hundred eager admirers and heard many special Christmas wishes at the Hartwick Avenue neighborhood annual holiday social. Turlock Fire's Frank Saldizar, wife Lucy, family and friends, were escorting the celebrity on the first of his numerous rounds throughout Turlock aboard a shiny and brightly lit fire truck. - photo by Photos courtesy of Diane Garzelli-Tate

Every December  members of Turlock Fire Incorporated and their families volunteer to drive Santa around town on a vintage 1955 fire engine spreading holiday cheer through the neighborhoods of Turlock.

This year, Santa and his elves will be on the streets through Dec. 20. Keep an ear out for the sirens and Christmas music to catch of glimpse of Santa and his elves.

To find out when Santa will be in your neighborhood, visit