Iowa fire department honors its vintage firefighters
90-year-old relives his exciting first day on the job in 1943
By Peggy Senzarino
MASON CITY, Iowa — On Feb. 1, 1943, Walt Berry joined the Mason City Fire Department.
Seventy years later, Berry, 95, Mason City, was honored Friday with a reception and luncheon at the fire station.
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