EMT remembered

FlagSalute

IN PHOTO: An ambulance carrying the casket of Rescue Lt. Thomas Gruen gets a highway salute east of Tunkhannock underneath a flag tribute from Meshoppen and Northmoreland Twp. fire companies’ ladder trucks. At right is a delivery truck for VerBryk Oil which Gruen worked for when not volunteering his time. More than 100 emergency vehicles from Lansford to Montrose lined the parade route from Tunkhannock to Fairview Cemetery at Lake Winola on Wednesday afternoon. STAFF PHOTO/ROBERT BAKER