FVFD Chief Rob Amick retires after 17 years

FVFD Chief Rob Amick has retired, effective July 4, 2013, after over 17 years of service to the department. Chief Amick announced his retirement to the department members at a meeting on July 2, and Assistant Chief Josh Hendrick, acting as interim chief, released a letter about the retirement today.

In his announcement, Hendrick stated that “During his time as Chief, Rob Amick led this department from the front and guided us towards a better and promising future. Chief Amick has dedicated the majority of his years to serving his community through our fire department and also as a reserve police officer. Chief Amick honorably served our department and acted as a role model for many members on this department, myself included, and taught a lot of us valuable lessons not only in the fire service but also in life.”

He went on to point out a number of achievements and improvements which Chief Amick brought to the department during his career, including many equipment upgrades and improved insurance ratings.

The full letter is in the attached file.

Please join us as we congratulate Chief Amick on an outstanding career in the fire service and in service to our community!

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  • Patty Martin  On July 5, 2013 at 1:27 am

    Chief Amick, congratulations on your retirement. I hope it is everything you look forward to. God bless you and your family. I do not live in Frankton but I have heard some very good things about you over the years. I know you will truly be missed by your firefighters and the community as their chief. Good luck in your new phase of life.