Pokos honored for service in Boswell

February 26, 2019

State Rep. Mike Reese presents volunteer firefighter John Pokos, standing with his wife, Stella, a state citation Monday for 75 years of service with the Boswell Volunteer Fire Department. Pokos, a department board director, has been active with the fire department since 1944 when he was in high school. He has served in almost every position during his tenure. Pokos said that when you hear the sirens from your home, you just have to go. “You just fall into a trap and you gotta go,” he said.