Ceremony marks deputy chief's last day on job in Arlington Heights

  • With his wife, Stacey, at his side, Arlington Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter Ahlman, who is retiring after 29 years of service, hugs his son Robert Loverher after being presented with the flag Friday during his walkout ceremony at Station 2.

      With his wife, Stacey, at his side, Arlington Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter Ahlman, who is retiring after 29 years of service, hugs his son Robert Loverher after being presented with the flag Friday during his walkout ceremony at Station 2. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Arlington Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter Ahlman, right, who is retiring after 29 years of service, shakes hands with members of the department including Lt. Mark Aleckson during his walkout ceremony Friday at Station 2.

      Arlington Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter Ahlman, right, who is retiring after 29 years of service, shakes hands with members of the department including Lt. Mark Aleckson during his walkout ceremony Friday at Station 2. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

  • Retiring Arlington Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter Ahlman greets guests attending his walkout ceremony Friday at Station 2.

      Retiring Arlington Heights Fire Department Deputy Chief Peter Ahlman greets guests attending his walkout ceremony Friday at Station 2. Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer

 
 
Updated 11/15/2019 4:33 PM

With his wife, Stacey, at his side, Arlington Heights Deputy Fire Chief Peter Ahlman retired Friday after 29 years of service to the village.

He hugged his son Robert Loverher after being presented with the flag Friday during his walkout ceremony at Station 2.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Colleagues and others lined up outside the station to wish Ahlman well in his retirement.

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