Legislator Steven J. Flotteron recently recognized Bay Shore Fire Department’s outgoing Ex-Chief of Department Kevin Butler, for his 26 years of service to the department, at their 63rd Annual Installation of Officers and Awards Dinner, held at Bay Shore Fire Headquarters. Butler served as Chief of Department from 2021 to 2022, was a junior firefighter for several years before joining the department. He was a founding member of the Dive and Ice Rescue teams and is still very active today. He is credited with helping the department get the first high-water rescue truck. In addition, he was honored as a Suffolk VEEB Class 2 medal recipient in 2022 and a dedicated Suffolk County Police Officer.