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Thomaston Democrats are strong supporters of our volunteer fire department. To that end, we endorse advocates for the department with demonstrated experience in the field. We are proud to present Bobby Norton Jr. to continue his service on the Fire Commission.

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Robert Norton Jr.

Previous Offices Held/Community Involvement: Current member of the Board of Fire Commissioners, Member of the Thomaston Fire Department for 17 years, Member of the Thomaston Ambulance Corps

Personal: Married to Shannon Norton since March of 2017, Step-Daughter Jasmine

Education:1995 Graduate of Thomaston High School, Associates of Science in Fire Technology and Administration at Naugatuck Valley Community College in process. Attended New Mexico Tech in Socorro New Mexico, The National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg Maryland, and Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in College Station Texas

Employment: Currently employed for the following positions: Fire Marshal for the Town of North Canaan since July of 2016, Deputy Fire Marshal for the Town of Plymouth since September of 2013, Instructor for the Litchfield County Regional Fire School since May of 2001