Minerva Fire Chief Richard "Hank" McClellan was honored with a retirement party at the Minerva Fire Station Sunday. Fire Chief McClellan joined the department Feb. 16, 1959, during his senior year of high school. He was sworn in as chief of the department July 25, 2000. Above, McClelland is joined by his son, Scott, who has been in fire service for 25 years, currently serving as a lieutenant fire medic with the city of Green. Scott also started with the Minerva Fire Department when he was a senior in high school.
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