Lincoln elects new firefighters

LINCOLN - Lincoln Volunteer Fire Co. honored several of their members during their annual meeting on Jan. 16. Steve Revell was recognized for 30 years of service.

"We all congratulate Steve as this is a significant accomplishment," according to fire company publicist Mary Harrison in a news release. "Several other members received five year service awards- Randy Barnes, Joe Hagan, Mike Moriarty, Aaron Thomas and Adam Thomas.

Dudley Leavitt received the Firefighter of the Year Award. Leavitt contributes endless hours maintaining equipment and the associated records. "He steps in and does whatever is needed to help keep the department running smoothly," said Harrison.

"Randy Barnes received the Officer of the Year Award. Randy is the Training Officer and spends countless hours making sure that training is up to date and maintains training records," she said.

The following officers were elected:

Chief Jeff Cousino, First Asst. Chief James Robideau, Second Asst. Chief Matt Atkins, Captains Dan Ober and Aaron Thomas, Business Mgr. Kevin LaRose, Secretary Alan Kamman, Treasurer Dan Ober, Financial Secretary Dave Marsters; Rescue Lt. Don Gale; Training Lt. Randy Barnes.

"Lincoln is extremely grateful to Neat Repeats for their generous grant which allowed us to purchase a new Garland Commercial Kitchen Stove," said Harrison. "Their grant along with money donated by friends of Lincoln Fire Department made this purchase possible. We are also thankful that Bruce Goodyear, a fellow Lincolnite and Garland representative was able to facilitate this purchase."

The department is seeking volunteers from our community to serve as firefighters or medical emergency response team members. Please contact Chief Cousino at 453-5387, First Asst. Chief Robideau at 453-5356 or Kevin LaRose at 453-6098) if you would like more information about joining the department.

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