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Fairbury Firefighters Banquet

By Gordon HopkinsThe Fairbury Rural Fire Department (FRFD) held its annual Firefighter Appreciation Banquet at the Fairbury VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) Post # 3113 the evening of Friday, March 4, 2022.Senator Tom Brandt spoke at the banquet, pointing out that this was the one annual event he has never missed, not even during the COVID-19 pandemic.Brandt said, “A fireman is somebody that runs to the danger. As a firefighter or EMT (Emergency Medical Technician), you meet people on the worst days of their lives, often for the first time ever, and I don’t need to tell you what that’s like.”Brandt also discussed a number of legislative bills ...

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