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Longtime Tulsa Fire Department captain retires

Posted at 10:55 AM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 11:55:29-05

TULSA — It was time to celebrate as the Tulsa Fire Department came together to wish a longtime firefighter a happy retirement.

Captain Alan Barnes has been with the department for 32 years.

People came together to enjoy some dessert and tell stories today.

Captain Barnes served on the HAZMAT team.

Barnes said medical issues was one reason for him stepping aside.

Barnes said despite retiring, he's still going to keep busy.

He plans to teach other firefighters about hazardous materials.

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