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Downtown Ironwood fire responders honored Tuesday

 

March 28, 2018

Ralph Ansami/Daily Globe

PRESIDENTS OF the Ironwood Kiwanis, Hurley Lions and Ironwood-Hurley Rotary Clubs hosted responders to the February downtown Ironwood fire Tuesday at the Elk and Hound restaurant in Ironwood. From left are Bernie Hibbeln, of the Kiwanis club; Peter Sturgul, of the Rotary club; Gerald Pisani, of the of the Hurley Lions, and Ironwood Public Safety Department Director Greg Klecker, who spoke on behalf of all of the first responding agencies.

By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - About 40 people who fought the March 9 downtown Ironwood fire that claimed three lives were honored with a luncheon Tuesday at the Elk and Hound restaurant.

Members of the Ironwood Kiwanis, Hurley Lions and Ironwood-Hurley Rotary clubs gathered to say thank you to all the people who responded to the fire at 102-104 E. Aurora St. that destroyed the Chelsi's Corner business and the apartments above it.

"We appreciate this day," said Ironwood Public Safety Department Director Greg Klecker. He praised the coordinated response to the fire and...



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