TWO OLD FRIENDS MEET UP

Pictured is Chief Jerry LaMoria, Portland Maine FD and Chief Rich Werner, West Dover FD at the 50th Anniversary of West Dover FD. The 2 grew up together. Chief LaMoria spent some younger years serving as a call man for Brattleboro FD and a member of Newbrook Fire/Rescue. He was recently named chief in Portland Maine. Photo by Chris Liller (49C1)

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ON THIS DATE IN HISTORY

6 years ago today on July 27, 2007 – Chief Paul Szoc retired from Fire Mutual Aid after 31 years of service.

6 years ago today on July 27, 2007 – Phil Tirrell was named Chief of Fire Mutual Aid.

WEST DOVER FD CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

Tonight starts the celebration of West Dover Fire Dept 50th anniversary. Open house at station from 6-8:30pm. A documentary of the history of the dept is at 6:30 followed by a dedication of the antique 1927 Seagraves fire truck. West Dover FD 50th anniversary continues tomorrow with a parade at 11:00 along Route 100.