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Indian Valley Record Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 5A FIREFIGHTERS 530.258.3313 JOSH WORKING Licr 891639 CRESCENT TOW Dave Humphreg/ Owner 24 HR. SERVICE CAR & HEAVY TRUCK TOWING Main Office: Hwy 89 Crescent Mills, CA 95934 Phone: (530)284-6231 GRANI" ECH \\ \\\\1\ Serving Plumas & Lassen Counties CUSTOM GRANITE COUNTERTOPS \ til \\ its. ‘ TRADITION - DEDICATION - SACRIFICE Open Every Day: Monday-Saturday 10-5, Sunday 12-5 (530)284-7334 Main Street, Greenville Meet Fire Captain 1 530-596-3241 WW" Dave Preston» ‘ i Indian Valley Fire Department I ‘ fl Indian Valley Thrift Shop Volunteer run non-profit Donations accepted daily Proceeds benefit our community — 50% Off on First Friday of the Month! —— —-— 50% Off for Seniors on Wednesdays! — lg“ MOHA TRAN 0. .Full Service Station l is - - l . I, 417 Hwy 89 ' Greenville Open Tuesday Saturday 9am 3pm \ \\\ , 284-73 12 208A Main St. Greenville - 530-284-7949 \ ‘NWWittWMWM‘WWWMMWWMWWK l I \ lili‘llllllxli SCOTT TANNER SHARP- BUSlNESS EQUIPMENT .Wmmmm Sales ' Servrce ' Supplies ,Wmmfls Scott Barbara Tanner (888) 447-2679 I (530) 284-1112 ’ Cold Drinks I... Snacks Gas Propane 101 Pine St, Greenville Serving Plumas, Lassen, Sierra Modoc Counties , 'Dave Preston is a graduate of Greenville High School who followed in his father’s footsteps when he was recruited as a volunteer firefighter atthe‘age ofV1.8‘.‘ He wasvvorking at his father’s hardware store at the time and wantedto Contribute ' to the community. That was 40 years ago and he recently said, “I still get satisfaction from the knowledge that our neighbors know out department will do our best to keep them safe.” Preston lives in Greenville with his wife Tani. They have been married 36 years and raised two children in Indian Valley. He is an Information Systems Manager for Plumas County, which has also lead to him helping with some of'the communications for the department. ‘ . In addition to his first responder roll as a firefighter he has also filled the role of incident commander as needed. Off the V 1 front line he is, as he put it, “sort of the unofficial secretary for WW ' . ‘ ’ I. 5 the department.” > ' 3 Preston indicated that the new friendships he has made over the years and the wonderful support from the Community are the best benefits from the time he has serVed. He expressed his sincere thanks to his wife and children for their support 1 over the years. “Even with calls in the middle of the night, they never complained and they were always there for me.” He said. “I think they’re proud of what do.” Current Indian Valley Fire Chief Jim Hamblin, when asked about Capt. Preston said, "Dave is one of the most. faithful, dedicated firefighters I’ve known and has been doing an Cal-Sierra Title Company Since 1962 (no) 284-6016 - New: ; Graeagle Chester l\\ Ill-landmath Issue Agency, Inc. éefitafimr I . - n TN igswfllg excellent job for almost forty years. HotLunches . Birthday . om . ain ‘‘‘‘ HWY 283-1112 257-7291 . , t t“ d . d ' .H. t' ‘ k the 530.284.731ggzmvegtrgrtenbiz wwwflanigan/eayfltcom e 90 e eSIre an are w' "‘9 0 ma e . i For Deli Orders Text EDELI to 72727 mmitment, we’ve got the ongoing training you’II*,need’ I) become a valuable asset to your community : by joining our firefighting'family. It Would like to know more about what it takes {07 i “a member of your local volunteer fire department ‘ Bye firefighter or member of its support team, ' ' ' ' ‘ give us a call today! Y H The helpful place. Hunter Hardware {it \ 406 Main St. Greenville - 234-7913 . \llilllll .m- INDIAN VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT 284-7224, so... or, ‘3anan 71 EllllIlEAIlIllllllSl’llllSlllI! Our community-spirited businesses and members now have lhe Opportunin THIS COULD. BE YOUR BUSINESSI Rouland Insurance Agency m 0 PLACE YOUR ADVERT'SEMENT CALL: . . . . . to help promote local volunleer firefighter recruitment in lhe M a M 1; 5 i 5509EASY3’800 5309223215 (530) 258_3115 Indian Valley area. If you are interested call ' Swaggiesésiregziesrvice smash. 530-832-4543 no. Box 169- Greenville, CA Val at the Indian Valley Record gsomalnsmm