70 Years Ago WW2 Vet Joins Rye Fire Department

Please join us in congratulating Edward Dempsey on 70 years as a member of the Rye Fire Department. Ed joined the department on this date back in 1946, after he was honorably discharged from the Army Air Corps. After serving his country, he came home to serve his hometown and in 1949 he join the Career staff of the fire department where he worked for the next 35 years. You can read more about Mr. Dempsey in this article that appeared in the Rye Record back in 2012: http://ryerecord.com/features/veteran-tales-ed-dempsey-heart-and-soul-of-rye.html