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Warwick FD Pays Respect to Wayne Stevens

June 26,2018
by Warwick Dispatch

 

Excerpt An impressive, fire apparatus-filled funeral procession to the Warwick Cemetery was held for Wayne Stevens on Wed., Jun. 20. Wayne dedicated his life to the Warwick community.  He served as a volunteer fireman for 47 years, serving various capacities over the years including: Fire Commissioner, Chief, President of the Raymond Hose Co., Vice President of the Warwick Fire Department, & Co-Chair of the Raymond Hose Co. Building Committee. He also served as a Fire Investigator, known as ‘FI-6,’ & was the official Warwick Fire Department Santa Claus.
 

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