Peter Siecienski

Camillo’s Corner: Updates From Town Hall

Every other week, the Greenwich Sentinel will bring you exclusive updates on happenings around Town Hall from First Selectman Fred Camillo. This week, Camillo discusses an update on COVID-19 contact tracing and fall preparedness, his storm response task force, the search for a new assistant fire chief, and a recent fire in nearby Port Chester.

GFD Chief Peter Siecienski Retires

After 48 years in fire services, Greenwich Fire Department Chief Peter Siecienski has hung up his turnout gear.

Last Friday morning, the department and members of the community trickled onto the apparatus floor at headquarters to wish Siecienski luck in retirement. During the informal gathering, Siecienski received a proclamation from First Selectman Fred Camillo, and a pass to play golf at the Griffith E. Harris Golf Course.

GFD Promotes Veteran, Swears-In New Recruit

It was a joyous occasion last week inside the public safety complex on Bruce Place, as the Greenwich Fire Department celebrated the promotion of a decorated firefighter, and the swearing-in of a new recruit.

Mark Dawson, who has been with the department since 1999, was promoted to the Fire Marshal’s Division as a fire service inspector. Gary Benson, who comes to town after working as a volunteer firefighter in Stamford, was sworn-in by First Selectman Fred Camillo.