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The Raleigh Fire Museum congratulates these newly retired and newly promoted members: Retirements February 1, 2021 Asst. Fire Marshal Robert A. Maddry, retired with 7.8 years of service (at RFD) Deputy Fire Marshal Jerry W. Joyner, with 10.6 years (at RFD) Captain C. Randy Atkins, with 28.0 years Captain James E. Reeves, with 33.0 years […]
Retired Raleigh FD Staff Analyst Margaret P. Toburen, 69, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2021. She retired from the city in 2008 with 20.4 years of service. Shown is her 2007 staff portrait. Services will be on Saturday, January 23, at 10:00 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Raleigh. A link for viewing […]
Retired Raleigh Fire Department Captain Benjamin B. Dew, 77, passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021. He served in the department from 1968 to 1996. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held on Friday, January 15, at 11:00 a.m. L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale. Burial with military […]
Last month at the training center, a special photo was staged to honor retiring Asst. Chief of Operations Kendell Hocutt and retiring Asst. Chief of Training Ronny Mizell. They’re shown bottom right, along with Asst. Chief of Services Danny Poole. They posed on Ladder 4 beside the training tower in a re-creation of a classic […]
Updated on January 10 at 3:45 p.m. with digital version of funeral program. See bottom of posting. Lieutenant Herman Gregory “Greg” Ellis, 49, died off-duty on Sunday, January 3, from injuries in a vehicle collision that occurred midday on Six Forks Road at Interstate 540. Ellis was assigned to Ladder 8 at Station 12, and […]