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Vicksburg Fire Department honors retired Lt. Ricky Johnson after 22 years of service



Deputy Chief Trey Martin, Deputy Chief Derrick Stamps, Lt. Ricky Johnson, Deputy Chief Tim Love, Fire Chief Craig Danczyk, Capt. James Jones (photo by David Day).

Retired Lt. Ricky Johnson was honored in a brief ceremony at the Vicksburg Fire Department’s Central Fire Station at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 23.  Johnson retired June 30, 2020, after serving the community for over two decades.

(left to right) firefighter Elwin Johnson, Lt. Dion Harris, Lt. Jabaris McDaniel, Capt. Julian Tolliver, firefighter George Elmore, Lt. Bradley Wilson, firefighter Kimani Ratliff, retired Lt. Ricky Johnson, firefighter Josh Davies, Capt. Daryl Collins, Assistant Chief Tim Love, Lt. Joseph Rusche, Lt. Pat Walton, Capt James Jones, firefighter Stephen Purvis, Lt. Detriche Walker, firefighter Earl Davis (photo by David Day)

The team that worked along side him for so many years took the opportunity to offer their congratulations and share stories of his knowledge and bravery.  Johnson was humble as he accepted a framed plaque honoring his service.

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