Member of the Rockford Fire Department retires after 38 years

The Rockford Fire Department says goodbye to Kathy Olson who was the administrative assistant of the department.

Olson started out in the training academy as a clerk typist and mover her way up to the operations division.

“I’ve been with four fire chiefs over the year and I am the senior person on the job right now that will go away tomorrow or tonight,” says Kathy Olson.

Olson says after her retirement she looks forward to finally visiting the Grand Canyon.

Alejandra Alvarez

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