Upper Nazareth Fire Chief Honored for 30 Years of Service

Keith Garrity, the chief of the Upper Nazareth Fire Department, was honored Monday night for 30 years of service with the company.

Keith Garrity, the chief of the , celebrated 30 years of service with the company in April 2012. Garrity joined the department as a junior firefighter at age 15.

To honor his dedication, his fellow volunteers awarded him with a 30-year appreciation plaque at the department's monthly meeting Monday night.

As Garrity accepted his award, he was given a standing ovation.

The decided at its meeting Wednesday night that it will also honor Garrity for his service.

To learn more about Garrity and his life as a volunteer firefighter, read "" on Nazareth Patch.

Carl Strye April 20, 2012 at 03:03 PM
On behalf of the Vigilance Hose Company No., I want to congratulate Keith on his years of dedicated service. We have a very good relationship with Upper Nazareth and work very well together when the alarm sounds. Keith is a major component within our relationship and the Upper Nazareth Fire Department and does an outstanding job. Well deserved my brother! Carl Strye Jr. Presdient Vigilance Hose Company No. 1 Nazareth, Pa
Jeff Fassl April 20, 2012 at 08:21 PM
Carl, Nice words spoken. Also I would like to thank the Nazareth Vigilance Hose Co No.1 for the great teamwork shown to the Upper Nazareth Fire Dept. when the alarm sounds. It’s nice to see good community neighbors working so close together. Jeff Fassl President Upper Nazareth Fire Dept.


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