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Hundreds gather to honor beloved county firefighter Bob Jenkins

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Posted on December 7, 2017 |
By John Flowers



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FORMER LONG-TIME Ferrisburgh Fire Chief Bob Jenkins hugs Corey Lumbra of Vergennes during a ceremony Sunday honoring Jenkins. More than a dozen area fire departments attended the ceremony at the Ferrisburgh fire station. Jenkins has spent more than a half century fighting blazes and training new firefighters. Photo by Mark Bouvier

MIDDLEBURY — Firefighters from all corners of Addison County and beyond converged on Ferrisburgh this past Sunday, Dec. 3, to help one of their own celebrate a national tribute earned through years of selfless service to others.

They wore different uniforms, but they were all part of the same family, honoring Bob Jenkins — a 49-year member of the Ferrisburgh Fire Department and a man who has helped train generations of area firefighters.

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