Farewell To A Chief


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Photo copyright Tina Caridad
Larry Burdett passed away unexpectedly on June 20
. Burdett joined the Verona Fire Department’s auxiliary section in 1968 and became a full volunteer in 1974. He went on to twice serve as VFD chief, first in 1999/2000 and again in 2007/2008. He was the first chief to serve twice and the first chief with a father, Merle Burdett, who also led the VFD. Larry Burdett was buried with full Fire Department honors on Saturday, June 29.

Photos copyright Tina Caridad. Used by permission.
Photo copyright Tina Caridad
Photo copyright Tina Caridad

Photo copyright Tina Caridad
Photo copyright Tina Caridad

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