The Somerton Volunteer Fire Department will hold their annual Christmas Auction and Dinner on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at the Somerton Firehouse. Doors will open at 4 p.m.. with chili, soup beans, rigatoni, hot sandwiches, sides and desserts being offered. The auction will begin at 6 p.m.. and will include holiday decorations, gift items, toys, tools, Americana decor, and lots of miscellaneous items. There will also be door prizes, 50/50 raffle and a Chinese raffle. Everyone is welcome. All proceeds will benefit the Somerton VFD for capital and operating expenses. Currently the department is raising money to purchase a generator which will be used in case of a power outage emergency since the station is designated as an emergency shelter for area residents.