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The history of the City of Margate Fire Department dates back to 1957 with the birth of the "First Volunteer Fire Department of Margate".
Charles Bower (1957)
Warren West (1958) - City Salary - $1 per year
John ("Bud") Chermack (1961)
Fred Schroeder (1967)
Bill Nickerson (1969)
Robert Lindley (1969) - 1st Paid Fire Chief
Frank Porcella (1988)
Garrisson Westbrook (2010)
Tony Stravino (2010)
Frank Edwards (2013 to 2015)
Dan Booker (2015-2019)
Roberto Lorenzo (Current)
View the complete history (PDF) of the Margate Fire Department. Story courtesy William P. Cahill. Read "The Story of Margate."