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Length of Service Anniversary

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Please help us congratulate James P. "Mac" McFarland on his Length of Service anniversary. Mac joined this great organization on February 11, 1974.

Over the years, in an effort to continue the rich traditions of the FFD, Mac performed thousands of man hours of training and dedicated service as both a Line and Administrative Officer including: Treasurer, 1978-'82; Trustee, 1983-'86; Vice President,1989-'94 and Captain, 1982-'86.

On behalf of the entire Department and the citizens of Frostburg and surrounding areas, THANK YOU and happy 43rd anniversary!!


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On This Week in FFD History

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In This Week In FFD History

Reprinted from the Cumberland Evening Times, Wednesday, February 11, 1914. Page Seven, Column 2

The Chief and Assistant Chief of the Frostburg Fire Department are, respectively, Joseph Bone and Walter W. Wittig, and the former has just made known his selection of subsidiary officers, as follows:

Central Fire House – John D. Keller, Captain of chemical engine squad; George Lucus, Captain of 4-wheel reel squad; John T. Hart, Captain of hook and ladder squad and Thomas Griffith, Captain of the 2-wheel reel squad.

Bowery Street Hose House – Harry Fuller, Captain of reel squad and Theo. Sperry, Captain of hook and ladder squad.

Federal Hill Hose House – William Griffith, Captain.

Grant Street Hose House – Richard

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