UNION COUNTY, NJ - Recently retired Union Firefighter Captain Gary Steitz, Sr., received a resolution commending and congratulating him on his retirement as the Union County Fire Investigation Unit Coordinator from Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella and Freeholder Angela Garretson.

Steitz served as part of the Township of Union Fire Department for 41 years before his retirement on January 1.  He wsa a 20 year member of the Union County Fire Investigation Unit and served as their Coordinator for the past 15 years. He also served on the Union County Fire Services Advisory Board as the Fire Investigation Representative.

"After his years of service to the citizens and business's of Union, he will be missed by many," said Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio.  "His knowledge and experience will be difficult to replace. I wish him the best of luck and health in his well-deserved retirement."