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Firefighter Proposes During Drill in Elsmere

By THOMAS MARRA , Correspondent | June 22, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 070121110

ELSMERE, NY - Congratulations to Firefighters Zack and Alyssa on their engagement! Zack Myers, a Selkirk firefighter, proposed to his girlfriend, Alyssa Bevilacqua-Shufelt, an Elsmere firefighter, at Elsmere’s drill at the Bethlehem Training Tower on Tuesday, June 22nd. The proposal was kept a secret from almost everybody in the department as well. As firefighters were going over the drill for the night, everybody was told three times to “expect the unexpected”. Zack exited from the tower and walked into the group of firefighters and proposed to Alyssa, who said ‘yes.’ The two both helped out for the search and rescue drill that night.

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