City, Boston Fire Department turn out to honor Richie Paris

DORCHESTER — 450 guests packed Florian Hall to honor Richie Paris on his retirement from the Boston Fire Department. In addition to being a firefighter, Paris served as president of the union Local 718. On hand to celebrate Paris were Ed Kelly, a Boston native who is president of the International Firefighters Union, Mayor Michelle Wu, former fire department commissioners Paul Burke, Joe Finn, and Marty Pierce.

All photos by Bill Brett

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