The jolly old elf, Santa Claus made a special trip to Bar Harbor Thursday night, December 21st dropping the sleigh and the reindeer on top of the Bar Harbor Fire Station to climb aboard a fire truck, for a special visit prior to his trip around the world on Christmas.

Santa along with Chief Matt Bartlett and fire fighter Brandon Leaitt visited Heidi Hambrecht and her husband Jesse MacDonnell along with their two sons Isaac, 13 and Eli 7 who lost their home and belongings in a fire on Tuesday December 5th.

While chatting with Heidi she again expressed her appreciation to the community for all the support and donations that she and her family received in the aftermath of the fire.