The following is a statement from Fire Chiefs Association of Massachusetts (FCAM) President James Vuona regarding fire chief retirements this week:
“On behalf of the Fire Chiefs Association of Massachusetts and all of our members, I would like to offer our heartfelt congratulations and well-wishes to Burlington Fire Chief Mike Patterson, Lynn Fire Chief Stephen Archer and Wellesley Fire Chief Richard DeLorie, who will all be retiring this week.
All three chiefs served their communities with the utmost professionalism and dedication throughout their careers.
Chiefs Patterson, Archer and DeLorie have also been longtime FCAM members who have greatly contributed to our organization over the years.
We wish them health and happiness in their well-deserved retirements.”