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Fire District honors service

The honorees for their years of service at the Marysville Fire District Board of Directors’ Sept. 18 meeting. Back row from left, Asst. Fire Chief Martin McFalls, Acting Capt. Jeff Tucker, Lt. Don McGhee, firefighter Dave Fennell, Battalion Chief Rex Tucker and Capt. Jeff Bilow. Front row from left, firefighters Grant Elsworth and Susie Carver, Fleet and Facilities Lead Josh Farnes, Accounting Technician Kelsey Fox, Fire Chief Greg Corn, Capt. Rick Jesus, firefighter/paramedic Jeramie Strittmatter and Fire Marshal Tom Maloney. - Courtesy Photo
The honorees for their years of service at the Marysville Fire District Board of Directors’ Sept. 18 meeting. Back row from left, Asst. Fire Chief Martin McFalls, Acting Capt. Jeff Tucker, Lt. Don McGhee, firefighter Dave Fennell, Battalion Chief Rex Tucker and Capt. Jeff Bilow. Front row from left, firefighters Grant Elsworth and Susie Carver, Fleet and Facilities Lead Josh Farnes, Accounting Technician Kelsey Fox, Fire Chief Greg Corn, Capt. Rick Jesus, firefighter/paramedic Jeramie Strittmatter and Fire Marshal Tom Maloney.
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MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Fire District Board of Directors honored members who had completed five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years of service during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 18, recognizing a total of 355 years of service between 26 individuals, in the company of their families and peers.

“We need to celebrate this group for their years of service,” Marysville Fire Chief Greg Corn said. “It is a great commitment they have made.”

Corn and Battalion Chief Rex Tucker were additionally honored for having a combined 80 years of fire service between the two of them.

“It is a great honor to have these two men, who have dedicated their lives to making the Marysville community a better place,” Board Chair Donna Wright said. “These two men have seen a lot of change and have watched us grow.”

The honorees were as follows:

Five years: Accounting Technician Kelsey Fox, firefighters Susie Carver, Grant Elsworth, Brien Gronemyer, Jacob Kuehn and Chris Skagen, and Fire Marshal Tom Maloney.

10 years: Fleet and Facilities Lead Josh Farnes, and firefighter/paramedic Jeramie Strittmatter.

15 years: Firefighter Max Ruijters and Capt. Rick Jesus.

20 years: Firefighter Dave Fennell, Acting Capt. Jeff Tucker and Capt. Jeff Bilow.

25 years: Lt. Don McGhee and Asst. Fire Chief Martin McFalls.

30 years: Division Chief Darryl Neuhoff.

35 years: Firefighter/paramedic Ron Lamascus.

40 years: Battalion Chief Rex Tucker and Fire Chief Greg Corn.

The Marysville Fire District provides fire and emergency medical services to more than 70,000 residents of Marysville, Seven Lakes and Quil Ceda Village, and has contracted response to Smokey Point and surrounding parts of unincorporated Snohomish County.

 

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