The members of the Selkirk Fire Department would like to recognize Past Commissioner & Past Chief Joseph Keller on reaching an incredible milestone within the fire service. In 2021 Chief Keller completed his 60th year as an Active Firefighter in the Selkirk Fire Department. His service began in September 1961. In 1969 he was elected Chief of Selkirk Fire Co. 2 in Glenmont. A position he held for five years.
1978 he became Commissioner Keller when he was first elected to the Selkirk Fire District Board Of Fire Commissioners. In 1994 he was elected as Chairman of the Board. A position he would hold until 2009 when he retired from the Board Of Fire Commissioners. He served 41 years as a Fire Commissioner.
Besides his time serving as an officer, as a Commissioner, and as an active firefighter, Joe was one of the original organizers of the annual Selkirk Fire Co. 2 Flea Market. An event he co-chaired for over 40 years.
In 2004 Chief Keller was awarded the Selkirk Fire Co. 2 Firefighter Of The Year Award.