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July 20, 2018
A PROUD DAY AT HARWICH FIRE
The Harwich Fire Department promoted Leighanne Smith to Captain of Group
2 and Engine 65.
She is an 18 year member of the Harwich FD, a paramedic, and has served
as Lieutenant for several years.
Captain Smith fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Capt John
The Harwich Fire
Department also promoted Justin White to Lieutenant of Group 4 and
Lt White is a 7 year member of the Harwich FD, as well as a paramedic.
He began his service years ago as a multi-generational member of the
Provincetown Fire Department.
The day also saw the designation of Firefighter/paramedic Eric Elliot as
OIC on Group 4,
the full appointment of Firefighter William Schneeweiss after completing
his 1 year probation.
Two new "probie" members, Joseph Battista and Andrew Ottino were
presented with the probationary helmet shields.
Among the speakers
were retired Captain Joseph McNeil who had also served as the leader
of Group 2 and Captain John Clarke who has just retired as the Captain
of Group 2 and
Engine 65. He provided a stirring Keynote address and offered 36+
years of wisdom
to the new officers and other members of the department.
JOHN CLARKE SENDOFF PHOTOS
JULY 19, 2018