New Tecumseth honours long-service volunteers
Dec. 3, 2014 – A total of 21 volunteer firefighters and one deputy chief from New Tecumseth Fire Rescue in Ontario were recognized last week for their long service, eight of whom have served 20 years or more.
“This year,” New Tecumseth Fire Chief Dan Heydon said, “we were able to recognize a couple members with 30 years of service.”
Broken down, two members were recognized for 20 years, four for 25 years, and two members were applauded for 30 years of fire service in Canada.
As well this year, 14 volunteers were recognized for serving either five, 10, and 15 years within the New Tecumseth department.
New Tecumseth Fire Rescue serves approximately 34,000 residents with three fire stations and 123 volunteer firefighters.