Prior to the start of Hose 4’s December 2017 company meeting on the night of Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 Honorary Chief Richie [“Richie” / “Artie”] Grempel was honored and awarded for his 65 years of service to the Freeport Fire Department. Chief Grempel received awards from Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy who was present at the meeting as well as the chiefs of the Freeport Fire Department and the officers of Patriot Hose Company No. 4. Also in attendance for this special occasion was Richie’s son Rick who went on to thank the company for everything they have done for his dad. The officers and members of Patriot Hose Company No. 4 wish Honorary Chief Grempel many more years of health and happiness and thank him for everything he has done and continues to do for the company.
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