February 11, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

Awards ceremony honors Fire Department personnel and citizens

The Springfield Fire Department is proud to honor many of its own, along with several citizens, during its annual Awards Ceremony this evening. Members from 9 crews and 11 civilians will be honored with a Medical Life Save Award. Two additional civilians will also be honored with a Fire Life Save Award. Additionally, the Fire Department will name its Fire Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year. Other awards include recognition of Department members departing service in the last year, certificates of appreciation and awards for IAFF Local 152 Outstanding Union Officers.

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Chub O'Reilly Cancer Center on the Mercy Campus at 2055 S. Fremont. There will be a meet and greet at 6:30 p.m. followed by the ceremony at 7. The public and members of the media are welcome to attend.

Media Only
For more information, contact Cara Erwin at 417-864-1699 or cerwin@springfieldmo.gov.

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire