Fredrick Robert “Bob” Seibel, III, Chief Honored by the NFHC
By Member John Long, Jr.
December 1, 2016

At the October meeting of the National Fire Heritage Center Chief Fredrick Robert "Bob" Seibel, III was inducted into the Hall of Legends, Legacies, and Leaders.

Bob's fire service career has touched many individuals in his home company of Cape St. Claire, Anne Arundel County, Maryland and across the United States. See Bob's story in the Hall of Fame Section of the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Firefighters Association.

The National Fire Heritage Center exists to preserve and protect the history of the American Fire Protection Services and allied disciplines through identification, acquisition, restoration, and conservation of historic information.
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December 1, 2016

Dear Chief Bob Seibel:

On behalf of President Ronny J. Coleman and the National Fire Heritage Center (NFHC) Board of Directors it is my pleasure to announce your induction in to the National Fire Heritage Center’s Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders.

The HLLL provides individual recognition of significant contributions and distinguished service to the Fire and Emergency Services mission. Previous inductees from Maryland included Governor Millard Tawes, State Fire Marshal James “Robbie” Robertson, Chief Dave Gratz, President International Association of Fire Chiefs, Dr. John L. Bryan, University of Maryland, Dr. Harry Hickey, Johns Hopkins Laboratory and Director John Hoglund, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute.

It is also a distinct honor for me to make this notification as we have been both professional and personal friends for more than forty years. Included with this letter is the nomination submitted to the National Fire Heritage Center. Congratulations on receiving this well-deserved honor and recognition.

William D. Killen, CFO, FIFireE
Chairman, Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders Committee
National Fire Heritage Center
526 Whitetail Road
Church Hill, TN 37642