Length of Service Anniversaries

May 8, 2014 Events  No comments

10314771_875144879178032_2548048527085508531_nPlease help us congratulate the following FFD members on their “Length of Service” anniversaries. All joined this great organization on today’s date and throughout the years, provided dedicated service and leadership.
Donald “Pete” Davis, May 8, 1962; 52 years of service.Pete served as the Department President for 7 consecutive years (1969 – ’75), held numerous fire line positions, including Assistant Fire Chief and was the Fire Prevention/Public Safety Chairman for many years. Pete was also the recipient of the 1971 Firefighter of the Year Award. Additionally, Pete was the chef-extraordinaire for the annual New Year’s Day feed for many, many years.

Robert “Bobby” Dugan, May 8, 1979; 35 years of service.

Bobby served as the Department President in 1983 and as Fire Chief in 1988 & ’89. Bobby was also a MD Fire Rescue Institute (MFRI) instructor for many years. Bobby received the Firefighter of the Year award in 1985. Bobby designed the Department’s very first patch in 1980.

Dayne “Biff” Lancaster, May 8, 1979; 35 years of service.

Dayne is a 2nd generation FFD member following in his Father, Emory’s footsteps. He has held both administrative offices including, Trustee and Treasurer and fire line positions including Captain. Dayne was the recipient of the 2008 Firefighter of the Year Award. He was also one of the nine members that served as the Building Committee that was responsible for the new Price Station firehouse on South Water Street.  He is still active and serves as an apparatus operator.

Kegan Ashbrook, May 8, 2012; 2 years of service.

While Kegan has only been a part of the FFD family for few years, he brings previous experience from his hometown department (Scalp, Level & Paint VFD in Somerset County, PA). He is currently a certified FF1 and plans on taking EMT this year. Kegan is one of the four FSU students taking part in the FFD “Student Live-In” program.

Over the years, all have performed thousands of man hours of training and service in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD.

On behalf of the entire Department and the citizens of Frostburg and surrounding areas, THANK YOU and happy anniversary!!



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