Monthly Archives June 2014

Length of Service Anniversary

June 26, 2014 Events  No comments

Please help us congratulate Michael Douglas “Pele” Hanson on his "Length of Service" anniversary. Doug joined this great organization on June 26, 1979 and throughout the years, he has provided dedicated service and leadership as both an administrative and fire line officer.

When we post these anniversary announcements, we always mention “the member has performed hundreds, thousands or even tens of thousands of man hours of training and service in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD.” Well, in this case, we can’t imagine the hours that Doug has served this department. He has tens of thousands of hours in “fire prevention” alone in the ‘80’s & ‘90’s.

Doug recently moved back to Frostburg in preparation of his pending retirement from the Montgomery County

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Passing of Former FFD Brother

June 17, 2014 Events  No comments

It is with regret and deep sadness that we report the death of former FFD Brother, Shawn A. Tasker, who was killed yesterday when a motorcycle he was driving collided with a deer on a farming highway in Franklin County, PA.

Shawn was a FFD member in the early ‘90’s until he moved to Hancock, MD to become an officer with the Hancock Police Department. Shawn was a Sergeant and had 21 years with the HPD.

Our condolences go out to the both Shawn’s family and the HPD.

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Probies pass FFI

June 16, 2014 Events  No comments

Congratulations to four FFD Probationers on passing MFRI Firefighter 1 class. L to R: Robert Taylor, Brian Long, Mitch Swain and Brie Lyons. No more green helmets!!

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Happy Father’s Day

June 14, 2014 Events  No comments

Happy Father’s Day to all of the Dad’s out there. And a special shout out to the Dad’s (past & present) of current FFD members. Thanks for showing us the way!

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Passing of FFD Brother

June 6, 2014 Events  No comments

It is with regret and deep sadness that we report the passing of Frostburg Fire Department Brother Thomas K. "Snag" Lillard. Snag joined the FFD on December 13, 1960 serving with pride for 54 years.

The viewing will be held at Durst Funeral Home on Frost Avenue in Frostburg this Monday, 6/9 from 11:00am – 1:00 pm followed by a memorial service beginning at 1:00pm.

Per Snag’s wishes, he will be cremated and carried on his final call aboard FFD’s 1922 antique fire engine known as “The Fox”.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Lillard family.

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