First Responder Friday honors Paterson Fire Chief Mike Payne

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Friday, July 23, 2021
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Amy Freeze honors Paterson Fire Captain Mike Payne for his work in Surfside, Florida at the collapse site.

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- This First Responder Friday we honor Paterson, New Jersey Fire Captain Mike Payne.

He is an eight-year veteran of the fire department there.

He has just returned from 17 days of service at the condo collapse in Surfside, Florida.

Captain Payne worked as part of New Jersey Task Force One.

The task force is a FEMA trained group of 80 elite first responders.

He also a volunteers as chief firefighter for the Packanack Lake fire company.

Whether it's helping out, celebrating a milestone of service, or a first responder in need -- we want to hear about it!

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