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Godfrey park renamed for fallen fire captain Jake Ringering

The Clifton Terrace Park was renamed to Captain Jake Ringering Park at Clifton Terrace.

GODFREY, Ill. — A park in Godfrey was renamed for a fire captain who was killed in the line of duty earlier this year.

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The Clifton Terrace Park was renamed to Captain Jake Ringering Park at Clifton Terrace, according to the Godfrey Fire Protection District.

Ringering was a fire caption with the Godfrey fire department. He was killed while battling a house fire in Bethalto back in March.

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We would like to thank the Village of Godfrey Board of Trustees for voting to rename Clifton Terrace Park to Captain Jake Ringering Park at Clifton Terrace!

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