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2 Medina firefighters leaving for North Greece FD

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 30 August 2020 at 10:02 am

MEDINA – Two career firefighters at Medina have resigned to become members of the North Greece Fire Department.

Adam Vanderheite and Joseph Simmons both submitted letters of resignation that were accepted by the Village Board last week.

Simmons will continue with Medina until Sept. 21. He thanked the Village Board and Fire Chief Matt Jackson for the opportunity to work in Medina the past three years.

“I have learned the importance that quality Fire/EMS is to the communities in Orleans County and how grateful the citizens are that Medina offers these services,” Simmons wrote in his letter.

Vanderheite’s resignation is effective Sept. 25. He worked two years for the Medina FD. He said he was grateful for the chance to become a professional firefighters and work alongside “some outstanding individuals.”

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