From the Hyannis Fire Department:
After serving over 34 years on the Hyannis Fire Department, Deputy Chief Dean L. Melanson has announced his plans to retire effective May 31st, 2019.
His career spans the following achievements and promotional history:
Prior Fire Service included:
In his announcement to the members of the department, the Deputy stated, “Working for the Hyannis Fire Department has been the best experience of my life. This job is awesome because of all of you, the current and past members of the Department, who work tirelessly every day to provide service and care to everyone in Hyannis. It is because of your hard work that the Hyannis Fire Department is such a well-respected and professional department … During my thirty-four years, I believe we have worked very hard to continue those efforts producing a modern, strong and professional department. There is still much work to be done and I know that all of you are the right people to continue this work. You will continue to provide a strong foundation for the future of this Department and will continue to take it to great places, of this, I am sure.”