Town of Maynard, Massachusetts

Maynard Fire Department Recognitions

At the September 16th Board of Selectmen meeting, the town recognized members of the Maynard Fire Department for their service and actions for the community, including firefighter Gerry Byrne, who has retired from the department after 39 years of service to Maynard.  Chief Anthony Stowers awarded certificates and pins to individuals and teams in front of town officials, family members, State Rep. Kate Hogan, and Massachusetts State Fire Marshall Stephen Coan.

L-R: State Fire Marshall Stephen Coan, Firefighter Gerry Byrne, Chief Anthony Stowers. Firefighter Byrne has retired after 39 years in the MFD.
Firefighters Layton and Parr being pinned by Captain Latta and Michaels Mother, Captain Kiley looking on with his 2 sons, Chief Stowers giving Mrs. Parr her son’s badge.
Captain Sean Kiley being pinned by his 2 sons.

On-call Firefighter Sean Murphy with Chief Stowers after being awarded a service award for 35 years of service.
First of 2 unit citations awarded for extraordinary efforts to save a human life, from left, Chief Stowers, Captain Sean Kiley, Firefighter Tim Gray, Firefighter Mark Tomyl, Firefighter Angela Lawless and Firefighter Sean Layton.
The second of 2 unit citations for group 4 from left, Chief Stowers, Captain Walter Latta Jr., Firefighter Tim Gray, Firefighter Angela Lawless and Firefighter Michael Parr.
Recently retired Firefighter Gerry Byrne being presented with a certificate of appreciation for 39 years of service by Chief Stowers.
Firefighters congratulating Gerry Byrne after his award, from left Firefighter Mark Tomyl, Firefighter Sean Layton, Firefighter Gerry Byrne (Back to the camera) Captain Sean Kiley, Firefighter Tim Gray, Captain Walter Latta Jr., Firefighter Angela Lawless and Firefighter Michael Parr.
Chief Stowers with Gerry Byrne