Members of the Cumberland Fire Service have been recognized for their dedication to their community.

The department held its annual banquet on the weekend.

Fire Chief Mike Williamson received his 40-year pin.

He says it’s been a life changing experience.

Williamson says the success of the department wouldn’t be possible without the support from the community.

Firefighter Leonard Banks was recognized for his 45 years of service.

Lieutenant Kent Fourneau and Firefighter Kevin Wallace were presented with Firefighter of the Year awards.