East Hants volunteer firefighters recognized with long-service awards

Mac Noble hugs Warden Eleanor Roulston. (Healey photo)

ENFIELD:  Firefighters within the East Hants Fire Service with 310 years of service in total were recognized on Friday night.

The recognition came as part of the Municipality of East Hants Volunteer Awards ceremony.

Firefighters received their long-service awards before the Shining Star volunteer awards were handed out.

The volunteer awards ceremony was held at the Enfield Fire Hall before a packed room.


On top of the awards, a video was released aimed at recruiting new volunteer firefighters to the East Hants Fire Service.

The video and more can be found at: easthantsfireservice.ca

Long service awards were handed out to:

Mac Noble, Elmsdale Fire – 50 years

Keith Rhyno, Maitland Fire, 45 years

Norval Mitchell, Elmsdale Fire, 45 years

Kevin Jodrey, Shubenacadie & District Fire, 40 years

Brian Supple, 35 years

David Barkhouse, 35 years

William McCulloch, 30 years

Kevin Goodman, Elmsdale fire, 30 years

Keith Rhyno is awarded his fire service award by MEH Warden Eleanor Roulston. (Healey photo)


Wayne Greene speaks to open the fire service awards. (Healey photo)
(Healey photo)
Kevin Goodman. (Healey photo)
Councillors Wayne Greene and Norval Mitchell. (Healey photo)
(Healey photo)


Norval Mitchell. (Healey photo)
Fire chief Kevin Jodrey from Shubenacadie fire. (Healey photo)
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Councillor Norval Mitchell plays server. (Healey photo)