Salem Fire/Rescue Battalion Chief Tom Seep honored at open house

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Trevor Firefighter’s Association hosted an Open House Sunday to honor Battalion Chief Tom Seep.

Seep was recognized for his service to the community with the fire department and his other volunteer activities.

The fire department recognized him for his 36 years as a responder in Trevor, as a firefighter, Battalion Chief and Chief. He joined the department in 1979 and officially retired

The fire department recognized him for his 36 years as a responder in Trevor, as a firefighter, Battalion Chief and Chief. He joined the department in 1979 and officially retired November 13, 2013.

Chief Mike Slover presented Tom with a shadow box commemorating his career created by Lt. Mandy Dodge.

Chief Mike Slover presented Tom with a shadow box commemorating his career created by Lt. Mandy Dodge.

Chief Mike Slover presented Seep a brass axe service award.  “In recognition of outstanding dedication and service to the Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, its members, and the community it serves.”

Chief Mike Slover presented Seep a brass axe service award. “In recognition of outstanding dedication and service to the Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, its members, and the community it serves.”

The Trevor Fire Association Ron Edmonds, president and Ed Herreid, past President and board member presented Tom with a military style Colt 45.  It was customized to represent the Trevor Fire Department and the Marine Corps, with whom Tom served in Vietnam.

The Trevor Fire Association Ron Edmonds, president and Ed Herreid, past President and board member presented Tom with a military style Colt 45. It was customized to represent the Trevor Fire Department and the Marine Corps, with whom Tom served in Vietnam.

Battalion Chief Mike Murdoch presented Tom his helmet.

The department recognized the support of his wife Linda with a bouquet of flowers. She also received a unique gift presented by firefighter/paramedic Jim Coppelman. The Tom Seep Paging Alert System. Here some video of that and other highlights from the program:

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