Durango firefighter retires after 50 years of service

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Durango firefighter retires after 50 years of service

Art Rieke says he would do it all again given the chance
Art Rieke is retiring from the Durango Fire Protection District after being a firefighter for 50 years. He and his wife, Mary, said their first date involved firefighter training. They are seen here on Friday at Station 5 near Edgemont Ranch northeast of Durango.
Courtesy of Art Rieke

Art Rieke with the first fire truck Animas Fire District bought.

Durango firefighter retires after 50 years of service

Art Rieke is retiring from the Durango Fire Protection District after being a firefighter for 50 years. He and his wife, Mary, said their first date involved firefighter training. They are seen here on Friday at Station 5 near Edgemont Ranch northeast of Durango.
Courtesy of Art Rieke

Art Rieke with the first fire truck Animas Fire District bought.
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