Dan Warzoha, Greenwich emergency administration director and previous hearth main, has died

GREENWICH — Daniel Warzoha, the town’s crisis management director, used Friday and Saturday working and checking Tropical Storm Henri. He died unexpectedly Saturday evening, 1st Selectman Fred Camillo advised Greenwich Time Sunday.

Warzoha, who was previously Greenwich’s fireplace chief and a longtime volunteer firefighter, “had a lifelong appreciate for his hometown, steadfast commitment to community basic safety, and huge delight as a son of Glenville,” Camillo stated in a assertion.

“His legacy will also incorporate his central role throughout just one of the most tough periods of the present day era,” Camillo additional. “Dan’s everyday presence, reassuring demeanor, extensive institutional understanding, robust network of contacts at the state amount, and affable nature was a comfort to all of us who worked with him at the Town’s Emergency Functions Centre.”

Warzoha spoke with Greenwich Time on Friday as the town was planning for the tropical storm, expressing he experienced been in conferences that working day with area, state and regional officers.

Warzoha claimed that storm planning was “an all-fingers-on deck” effort, with law enforcement, fire, emergency medical companies, general public works, parks and recreation and land use workforce all concerned. He explained he was hoping for the most effective but getting ready for the worst, and he urged citizens to heed the town’s emergency messages.

“This could be the largest storm event that we have viewed considering the fact that Superstorm Sandy” and maybe 1991’s Hurricane Bob, Warzoha said Saturday early morning.

The town’s existing fire main, Joseph McHugh, reported Warzoha was a “big aspect of the growth” of the fire division.

“The whole department is just heading to overlook him,” McHugh claimed, adding that Warzoha was a very good buddy and that his demise came as a shock. He stated he was in contact with Warzoha on Saturday as Henri neared.