County firefighters rise to the occasion

LAUGHS AND CHEERFUL applause were plentiful at the Addison County Firefighters Association’s annual meeting in Vergennes on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Here, local firefighters congratulate former Orwell Fire Chief Louis Hall, to whom the ACFA’s 52nd Regional Fire School was dedicated. Photo by Mark Bouvier

While the temperature was dropping steadily outside of the Eagles Club in Vergennes this past Wednesday evening, Jan. 17, spirits remained high inside the building, where over 160 local firefighters gathered for the 80th annual meeting of the Addison County Firefighters Association. 

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