Courtesy of Weldon Fire Department
Below: On Wednesday, September 5, the Weldon Volunteer Fire Department presented retiring fireman Bob Walters, left, with a plaque commemorating his 40 years of service on the department. Above: Walters’ younger brother, Jack Walters, retired in December 2016 with 42 years of service with the same department. They served 38 of the 42 years at the same time. They saw a lot of changes and improvements in equipment and training over the past 40 years.