The Rye Fire Department morns the loss of Past Chief George Hogben.
By Ex-Chief Anthony Alba
February 14, 2021

The Rye Fire Department and its members mourn the loss of 32-year member, George Hogben, who passed away on February 12th 2021.

George joined the Poningoe Engine and Hose Company in 1988. During his time in the department, George was Chief of the Rye Fire Department three times. Once from 2002 - 2004 and then from 2008-2012. George also has served as Warden and Captain of the Poningoe Engine and Hose Company.

Always smiling and a dedicated member, George will be missed by all who knew him.


Santa Alba February 15, 2021 at 12:50 PM
Rest in Peace in, George. My deepest condolences to George's family, friends, and to everyone that worked with or knew him.

Andie Raynor February 16, 2021 at 4:44 PM
Are there services planned for George? If anyone has contact information for his sister, please let me know. I would like to reach out to her. Rest easy George.