It is with Great Honor that the members of Watkins Street and the 44th Battalion congratulate Battalion Chief Patrick Horne on his retirement after 39 years of exemplary service to the city of New York!
Appointed on 7/11/84
Assigned to L156 on 8/21/84
Promoted to Fire Marshall on 8/1/93
Promoted to Lieutenant on 4/9/94
Assigned to L14 as LT on 1/16/99
Promoted to Capt 8/21/99
Assigned to L136 as Capt on 4/27/02
Promoted to Battalion Chief on 2/28/04
Assigned to Battalion 44 on 3/28/09
Became Battalion 44 Commander in March of 2017
Happily Retired on 8/1/23
He was righteously cited for his actions while operating on multiple occasions on
Chief Horne was a phenomenal firefighter and an even better fire officer who always looked out for his men. He will be greatly missed! Enjoy Retirement Chief!!!