City fire chief retires after 34 years
Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 — Ted Friedline, the city of Susanville’s fire chief, has retired.
The Susanville City Council honored Friedline for his 34 years “of honest and faithful service” to the community with a proclamation at its Tuesday, Dec. 17 meeting. The city’s firefighters also attended the meeting.
The chief, who’s battled fires in the city for more than three decades got emotional during the brief ceremony that recognized him.
“We wish to extend to you our sincere appreciation for your outstanding performance,” said Mayor Brian Wilson as he read the proclamation.