Capt. Casey retires from Fire Dept.


Captain Peter A.Casey has announced his retirement from the Evanston Fire Department after a career that began 33 years ago.

The department and Casey ‘s crew will celebrate the occasion with a flag-lowering ceremony next week.

The ceremony will begin at 7 a.m. on Nov. 22 at Fire Station 3, located at 1105 Central St., to be followed by a Remembrance of the Fallen Ceremony immediately after.

Fire Chief  Brian Scott said that Casey’s “passion for helping others in need combined with his toughness and no-nonsense approach made him an excellent firefighter, paramedic, and company officer.”

Charles Bartling

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio stations and business-oriented magazines.

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