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Williamson FD mourns loss of veteran members

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The Williamson Fire Department has announced the passing of three longtime members. Jim Williams, who served as Chief of the Williamson Fire Company #1 twice, was an active member for 60 years. His passing follows the recent deaths of Gerald Canne, a dedicated member for over 50 years and a past Commissioner of the Williamson Fire District, and Jeff Zorn, who contributed 20 years of service.


Together, these three individuals represented over 130 years of firefighting experience, leaving a profound void in the department. Their commitment and contributions to public safety have left an indelible mark on both the department and the community they served. The fire department vows to keep their memory alive, recognizing the lasting impact of their service.

As the Williamson Fire Department pays tribute to these members, it reflects on the legacy of dedication, bravery, and community service they leave behind. The department and community express their heartfelt condolences, promising to remember and honor the lives and service of Williams, Canne, and Zorn. Their memories will continue to inspire current and future firefighters.