During his 50 years of active service to Town Bank Volunteer Fire Company, Ray Brown has responded to innumerable fires, served as fire chief, helped build a new fire hall and has outlasted two sets of fire trucks. A banquet in his honor was held at Town Bank Fire Hall Jan. 11. Ray Brown served as assistant chief for 15 years and fire chief for an additional 15 years. He has served as a fire commissioner for more than 35 years. While he no longer answers the siren, Brown is still involved in administrative work for the fire company and commissioners.