WESTPORT, Conn. — Members of Platoon 1 of the Westport Fire Department dressed on Monday, July 4, in Traditional Military Green Fire Tee Shirts.
The military shirts are a way of showing patriotism and honoring the department members who are military veterans.
The Westport Fire Department has many members who are serving, or have served, in various branches of the military protecting us both here and throughout the world.
"The Westport Fire Department asks all citizens to remember in your thoughts and prayers your public servants this 4th of July," Assistant Fire Chief Kenneth Lombardi said in a statement. "Likewise the members of Westport Fire Department Platoon 1, who are on duty this July 4th , wish all of our citizens a safe and blessed 4th of July holiday."
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