On Tuesday morning at 9:00am to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the fire at arrow paper that claimed the lives of 2 Somerville Firefighters Joseph Reilly and Robert Brickley. Firefighters from the station named in their honor stand at attention for a moment of silence.
Frank Conole, a retired City of Cambridge Dept of Public Works employee that lives not too far from the site for the past six years has been decorating the Somerville Fire Department’s / Arrow Paper Company’s Fire Memorial that’s located at 111 South St. in Somerville.
Francis shows up at every holiday with the a decorative wreath in festive decor to pay tribute to firefighters lost in the line of duty.
The Somerville Fire Department recently presented Conole with a citation thanking him for his kind hearted good deeds!