Dedicated firefighter - Norm Konechny stands by one of two fire trucks that were used in his debut with Melville’s Fire Department in 1969. The truck was made in 1937 and can be seen at the Heritage Museum.

In 1969, the world was introduced to Abbey Road by the Beatles, Richard Nixon started as the President of the United States; it was the year Neil Armstrong landed on the moon and was also the year Deputy Fire Chief, Norm Konechny started with the City of Melville’s Fire Department. Growing up, Konechny had the […]

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