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One of the most known firefighter mottos is “Everyone Goes Home” it is actually on the wall in the Taylorville Fire Department. This statement is especially true for one retiring firefighter.

Chris Smith a Captain with the Taylorville Fire Department is retiring after 23 years of service. Smith says that his favorite part of being a firefighter was to lead.

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Smith says that one of his best memories as a firefighter involved some canines.

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Smith says that he is going to miss his fellow firefighters.

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Smith says that he has got a new job.

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Smith official retirement date is on July 19th, but Wednesday was his last day on the job.

 
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