Crew commander bows out

Michael Galley ANL-140415-103747001

Michael Galley ANL-140415-103747001

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An on-call firefighter is retiring after nearly three decades of servicing Soham Fire Station.

Michael Galley, 62, a steel fabricator in Soham, leaves as a crew commander after 29 years. “You get to a point where you think your time has come,” he said. “It’s a great job. I will miss them all, the camaraderie, the vast array of incidents you go to. If somebody wishes to take my place, there are vacancies.”

Soham Fire Station is currently recruiting on-call crew members. To find out more, go to