Membership

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Our department volunteers are our first line of emergency response and have a broad responsibility for the overall safety of the community. Our members, who respond to emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week all year long are always on call for you and the community.

We proudly recognize the members of the Western Shore Fire Department, truly extraordinary people serving the needs of our community and its neighbors.

 

The following are the dedicated volunteers of the Western Shore and District Fire Department.

 

 

Name Rank Phone Cell

Jamie Hatt

Chief (MFR)
902-531-2702 902-277-1159

Jared Swinimer

Deputy Chief (President)

Upon Request Upon Request
Jeff Young

Captain, MFR, Supervisor Junior FD

Upon Request Upon Request
Roger Hiltz

Captain

Upon Request Upon Request
Ben Foote

Captain, (Rescue) MFR

Upon Request Upon Request

Mike Slauenwhite

Captain (Engine)

Upon Request

Upon Request

Chris Sawler

Lieutenant (Engine)

 Upon Request

 Upon Request

Brendan Mosher

Lieutenant,(MFR), Supervisor Junior FD 

 Upon Request

Upon Request

Richard Rafuse

Lieutenant 

Upon Request

Upon Request

Aaron Johnson

Lieutenant, Assist Treasurer, Vice President

Upon Request

Upon Request

Greg Savary

Medical Officer, MFR

Upon Request

Upon Request

Trevor Pye

Firefighter, MFR, Safety Officer, Training Officer

Upon Request

Upon Request

Ivan Albert

Firefighter, MFR

Upon request

Upon Request

Terry Zwicker Firefighter  (Honorary Chief)
Upon Request Upon Request
Adam Tanner Firefighter, MFR Upon Request Upon Request
Lawrence Sawler
 Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Terry Rafuse

 Firefighter

Upon Request

Upon Request

Susan Sawler

Firefighter, MFR 

Upon Request

Upon Request

Diane Sawler

 Firefighter, MFR

Upon Request

Upon Request

Junior Green

Firefighter

Upon Request

Upon Request

Joey Savory

Firefighter

Upon Request

Upon Request

Georgina Sawler

Firefighter, MFR

Upon Request

 Upon Request

Dwight Mosher Firefighter

 Upon Request

 Upon Request

Wayne Rafuse

Firefighter

Upon Request

Upon Request

Micalya Dorey

Firefighter, Secretary

Upon Request

Upon Request

Josephine Clancy

Firefighter

Upon Request  Upon Request
Frank Richardson

Firefighter, FD Treasurer

Upon Request

Upon Request

Roy Lohnes

Firefighter

Upon Request

Upon Request

Ira Sawler  Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Lianna Hasler Firefighter
Upon Request Upon Request
Graeme Boyd Firefighter,Training Officer Upon Request Upon Request
Donna Selig Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Rev. Peter Rafuse Chaplain Upon Request Upon Request
Monty Dorey Firefighter (Prob) Upon Request Upon Request
Denise Mackenzie Firefighter (Prob) Upon Request Upon Request
Alyssa Slauenwhite Junior Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Nathan Snair Junior Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Nathan Baker Junior Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Kayla Mosher Junior Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request
Laura LeBlanc Junior Firefighter
Upon Request Upon Request
Miquel Teixeira Junior Firefighter Upon Request Upon Request

 

 

The following are our past Fire Chiefs of the Western Shore Fire

Department.

Name Serving the Department
Jackjack_hooper Hooper 1958 - 1960

Llyod Gibson

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1960 - 1963

George Keddy

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1963 - 1966

Ernest Rafuse

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1966 - 1979

Lawrence Sawler

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1979 - 1980

Ernest Rafuse

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1980-1981

Kelvin Swinimar

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1981 - 1982

Laurie Myra

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1982 - 1989

Lawrence Sawler lawrence_sawler

1989 - 2006

Derwin Swinemar

2006 - 2007

Lawrence Sawler

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2007- 2008

Scott Rafuse

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2008 - 2009

Terry Zwicker

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2010 - 2012 (Honorary Chief)

 Scott Rafuse

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2012-2015

Ira Sawler

Ira Sawler

2015- 2016

 

 

 

The following are the Honorary Members of the Western Shore Fire

Department.

Terry Pierce
Blaine Swinimer
Scott Rafuse

 

 

The following are the Life Members of the Western Shore Fire

Department.

Charlie Rafuse
Richard Swinemar
Garnet DeMille
Terry Rafuse
Derwin Swinemar
Laurie Myra
Arlie Corkum
Terry Pierce

 

 

The following are Special Dedications from the members of the Western Shore Fire Department.

 

Pearl Marie Sawler 1931-1994
Ernest Rafuse 1945-1981
Iris Sawler 1958-1976
Richard Swinemar 1959-2001
Lorraine Curall 1994-1998