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Beckley Fire Captain retires after 39 years of service

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On Saturday, family and friends gathered to thank a Beckley Fire Captain for his years of service.

Captain Gary Raines announced his retirement after 39 years of service with the Beckley Fire Department. The city of Beckley held a party to show thanks for Raines' work.

The Captain told 59News he's had the pleasure of working with a lot of great people.

"They've all had their strengths and lent different talents to the department. All of them have been dedicated and Beckley has been well served," he told us.

He also said it means a lot to see everyone celebrate the day with him.