Role models for youth

The tiefenstockheim volunteer fire department held a service to commemorate its deceased members at the traditional celebration of st. Florian’s day, but at the same time asked for the protection of its active and passive members. After the service, the fire brigade moved to the get-together. The focus was on honors.

Josef engelmann has been a firefighter for 60 years. He had joined at the age of 28. The fire department leadership will bring him home the certificate and the present, as he could not attend the ceremony for health reasons. 25 years ago, four young lads joined the army, all of whom had been members of the 125th anniversary celebrations committee in 2005 and are still active. Thomas blass was deputy commander for twelve years, is a group leader and machinist and worked on the board for nine years. Harald ruhl is a flag attendant and flag bearer. Andreas weiermann is group leader and has been on the board of the firefighters’ association since 2004. Michael rink was deputy chairman for six years before he took over as chairman in 2010.

The association thanked him with a gift. From the hands of district fire inspector bernd rudiger there was the certificate of the free state and the badge of honor in silver, which edgar rollinger pinned on the uniform jacket of the four firefighters, because rollinger had roughly pulled the four according to the words of the district fire inspector. Bocksbeutel presented mayor heinz dorsch, who praised the honored as a role model for the youth.

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