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Former Homewood Fire Chief Raymond Presnak dies at 70

The Homewood Fire Department, the Village of Homewood, and the Homewood community are mourning the loss of former Homewood Fire Chief Raymond J. Presnak, who died on Sunday, September 18. 

Raymond Presnak

Presnak, 70, served the Homewood Fire Department and community for more than 30 years before retiring as fire chief and paramedic in 2006. Presnak was one of the first certified paramedics who served the Homewood community. 

“I knew Ray for over 30 years. He did amazing things for the Homewood Fire Department during his tenure," Fire Chief Robert Grabowski said. "The . . .

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