TOWN OF UNION, Wis. (TOWNSHIP FIRE PRESS RELEASE) -- Township Fire Department held its annual awards banquet and ceremony this evening at the Moose Lodge Family Center in the Town of UNion.
One firefighter from each of the departments five stations received recognition as that station’s Firefighter of the Year Award.
According to Township Fire, the recipients were chosen by the Battalion Chief from that station in recognition for the firefighter’s participation, professionalism and dedication to the community in which they serve as a volunteer firefighter and for the Department this past year.
The Department is also recognizing one firefighter department wide for their dedicated service to the Special Rescue Division and one member from Emergicare. Emergicare consists of firefighters and non-firefighters that have advanced first responder training in medical emergencies.
The personnel receiving the Firefighter of the Year awards are as follows:
Station 1 Town of Seymour – Aaron Black
Station 2 Town of Washington – Aaron Nicholson
Station 3 Town of Union – John Schultz
Station 4 Town of Pleasant Valley – Darrell Christy
Station 5 Town of Brunswick – Brennan Porter
Special Rescue – Travis Fischer
Emergicare – Eddie Yates
Also being recognized tonight for their years of service with the department are:
5 Years: M. Reas, C. Haan, E. Price, J Dahl, A. Gaede, J. Meyer, R. Merryfield
10 Years: B. Parker, C. Reedy, M. Rudd, S. Iverson
15 Years: R. Schenk, J. Vlcek
20 Years: M. Anderson, J. Fellenz, C. Turner
25 Years: C. Peterson, R. Johnson
35 Years: M. Behlke
45 Years: D. Christy