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Assistant Fire Chief Ed Everson, left, retired from New Richmond Fire and Rescue after 30 years with the department. Everson is pictured with Fire Chief Jim VanderWyst, who has also served on the department for 30 years.

Everson retires from NRFD after 30 years

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Since joining New Richmond Fire and Rescue in 1982, Ed Everson has gone on 3,872 fire runs, attended 1,324 training sessions and put in a total of 8,301 hours with the department. Now, he's hanging up his gear.


Everson retired from the department on Sept. 4 after 30 years of service. He climbed the ranks and most recently served as assistant fire chief.

"Firefighting has changed a lot since I started," he said.

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