BOONTON TOWNSHIP — On Saturday, February 23, the Boonton Township Fire Department held its annual Venison Dinner.
2019 Fire Chief Kyle Spicer honored 2018 Chief Scott Para for his service as Chief in 2018 and for his years of service to the Fire Department.
Para provided Spicer the ceremonious “Keys to the Firehouse.” The event was very well attended, with dozens of firemen and guests from Boonton Township, Boonton Town, and surrounding communities. Officials in attendance included Morris County Sheriff Jim Gannon, Boonton Township Committeemen Bill Klingener and Tom Donadio and Boonton Town Republican Chairman Joe Bock.
Lieutenant Michael Como, Jr. was the recipient of the Department’s Annual Dedication Award. Chief Spicer thanked Lieutenant Como for his dedication in 2018, which included attending over 90% of Fire Calls.
The following Department members received Length of service awards
Michael Como Sr. (Past Deputy Chief)
Dooley Glander (Past Chief)
Robert Patterson Jr.
Additionally, Justin Covart was recognized for receiving the title of Eagle Scout. Steve Dicola was presented a plaque in thanks for his tremendous efforts year after year in organizing and coordinating the dinner.
The 2019 Board of Chiefs consists Kyle M. Spicer – Chief; Bill Neely – Deputy Chief; Christopher Glander – Captain; Bill Charlton – Captain; Michael Como Jr. – Lieutenant
and Don Covart – Lieutenant
The Boonton Township Fire Department, which provides assistance to the eight rural acres of Boonton Township and to its surrounding communities, is entirely a volunteer organization. The BTFD has a long tradition of providing exceptional protection for the Township and our neighboring communities. Without the dedication of its members and the support of the community, its level of professionalism would not be possible.The Department is currently seeking members. For more information click here.