On January 18th, 2014 the Cedar Grove Fire Department held its dinner event for the outgoing Department Fire Chief Michael Tower. Ex. Chief Tower served 2 years each in the 1st Deputy, 2nd Deputy and Chiefs positions. Ex. Chief Tower was presented with a black firefighter’s helmet, his mounted chief’s helmet shield and chest badge. Ex. Chief Tower will make good use of the black firefighter’s helmet when he returns to the rank and file as a line firefighter in Center Fire Company #1 where he has served for over 25 years. Numerous members received service awards that evening. The presenters were Chief James Zaccaria, 1st Deputy Chief John Bannon, 2nd Deputy Chief Dave Shaulis, and Department President Timothy Donlon.