Assistant Chief Graham of Cornwall Fire Department Honored by County
Autavis “Tave” Graham, Assistant Chief with the Cornwall Fire Department has been named the Orange County Firefighters Museum & Fire Education Center’s 2018 Fire Prevention Educator of the Year. Assistant Chief Graham has been involved in firefighting for 33 years, joining Cornwall’s Highland Engine Co. #1 as a probationary member at the age of 16. Tave has held many firematic ranks beginning as a firefighter, 2nd lieutenant for 5 years, 1st lieutenant for 4 years, Captain for 5years and Assistant Chief for 8 years.
“Assistant Chief Graham has been instrumental in delivering fire safety and prevention education to the residents of the Cornwall area. I have seen instances inpublic where a young child has recognized Tave as the safety instructor from school. He is always quick to question them on what they learned and quiz them on safety topics. The officers and members of the Cornwall Fire Department congratulate Assistant Chief Graham for receiving this award,” said Chief Pat Hines.