After 38 years, Vail firefighter Mike McGee hangs up his helmet

5th May, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — It’s not true that Mike McGee has been with the Vail Fire Department since the invention of fire.However, after 38 years with Vail’s fire department, McGee called it a career. At Friday’s retirement party, he even quoted a little Kenny Rogers.“Now that I’ve had the chance to push my chair back from the table, I can see I’m ahead,” McGee said. “Sure, some of it’s been hard, but it’s been great. It’s time to fold ’em.”McGee didn’t have to show up Friday for his last day of work, but he did anyway.“I’m just going to see what happens …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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