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AROUND THE SQUARE
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 • Posted August 13, 2008

Liar, liar.

Pants on fire.

Uh-oh.

Call the Mason Volunteer Fire Department.

(The key word here being VOLUNTEER.)

These people put their lives on the line for no pay.

Nuthin.’

Nada.

And they sure have been on the run.

Fires here.

Fires there.

Fire, fire, everywhere.

Ever since the big ‘un on New Year’s Eve, seems there’s been no rest for the weary…or for our VFD.

Hats off to one and all.

Charlie Grosse of R. Grosse & Sons hails as Fire Chief.

Clyde Martin, Assistant Chief.

Elba Nail, Captain/EMT.

Dan Brewer, Captain.

Jared Carter, Lieutenant/EMT.

Joel Draper, Lieutenant.

Earl Koch, EMC/EMT.

Kendal Hemphill.

Pepe Ramon.

Koby Smith.

Joe Martinez.

Josh Bradley.

Rick Smith.

Freddy Sapien.

Marco Berreles.

Bo Brown.

Johnny Fleming.

Thad Martin.

John Fluhmann.

Howard Grosse.

David Evans.

Thain Martin.

James Frasier.

Tanner Brown.

Robert Aguero.

Joseph Ingracia.

Jarred Henrich.

A litany of local heroes.

That’s Mason.

Renee Walker is an author, poet, and real estate broker on the square.

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