Rockland firefighters honor 95-year-old veteran with street dedication

The Stony Point Town Board and members of Wayne Hose Fire Company Number One renamed the street alongside the 9-W firehouse as "Stu Gates Way," recognizing his remarkable 80-year commitment to the service.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2024, 12:16 PM

Updated 25 days ago

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Stu Gates, a 95-year-old legend in the volunteer fire service, has been honored with a street dedication in his name.
The Stony Point Town Board and members of Wayne Hose Fire Company Number One renamed the street alongside the 9-W firehouse as "Stu Gates Way," recognizing his remarkable 80-year commitment to the service.
Gates served not only as a firefighter, but also was the president in numerous organizations, including the Wayne Hose Fire Company, Rockland County Volunteer Firefighters Association, Hudson Valley VFA, and New York-New Jersey VFA.
His dedication to the fire service spanned decades, leaving a lasting impact on the community and inspiring generations of firefighters.


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