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The Wheels Still Turn on a Holiday

Thanks for those we sometimes forget are there

I will never forget the phone call. It was on Friday February 3, 1995 at about 4:30 pm.

Fire Chief Terry Ollis’ executive secretary, Rene, had called to tell me that the department was officially extending an offer for employment. I would start in two weeks…



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Timothy Key

Retired from fire service after 26 years. Writer and world traveler. I believe compassion, grace and gratitude are contagious and should be spread liberally.