Lake County set to name station after firefighter who passed away

The Lake County Fire Department is honoring one of its own, with the naming of one of its stations on Monday.

The Lake County Fire Department will name and dedicate Engine #21 in honor of Amos Roach.


Roach served Lake County as a firefighter before he passed away.

Station 21 will be named after him in honor of his dedication to his neighbors and community.

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Fire Chief Jim Dickerson, Commissioner Kirby Smith, and Lieutenant Jeremy Searcy will speak at the dedication ceremony.

Country Music Artist Micheal Ray, grandson of Amos Roach, along with other family members will also be in attendance.

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The ceremony will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at Station 21 located at 25100 County Road 44A in Eustis.

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