Plainfield firefighters honored for service

SERVING THE PEOPLE—The honored firefighters stand before the Plainfield Township Board of Trustees and those in attendance at the October regular meeting. Members were honored for their years of service to the public during the meeting.

SERVING THE PEOPLE—The honored firefighters stand before the Plainfield Township Board of Trustees and those in attendance at the October regular meeting. Members were honored for their years of service to the public during the meeting.

Members of the Plainfield Township Fire Department were recognized for their years of service on Monday, October 5 during the township’s regular board meeting. Recognition began with firefighters with 25 years serving their community followed by 15-year awards. The board members expressed gratitude to the department and all the services provided to the public by the firefighters. Firefighters must take 400 to 500 hours of training before they are qualified for the position.

WITH THANKS—Fire Chief David Peterson congratulates Lt. Jeff Drake as he receives honors for his years of service with the department.

WITH THANKS—Fire Chief David Peterson congratulates Lt. Jeff Drake as he receives honors for his years of service with the department.

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