Retired Kenosha firefighter honored for ‘his efforts throughout the community’ on 90th birthday

The coronavirus pandemic didn’t get in the way of a special birthday celebration in Kenosha Sunday, June 28. Dozens came out to recognize a retired firefighter on his 90th birthday. Will Rice retired in 1993, but still has a lot of friends with the Kenosha Fire Department, and on Sunday, they celebrated him in a big way.

The sound of sirens was welcome noise outside The Legacy at St. Joseph’s. Fire trucks and ambulances didn’t show up for an emergency, but instead, a big celebration. While COVID-19 may be limiting visitors at the assisted living facility, it didn’t get in the way of Rice’s birthday party.