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Kevin Austin Lexington, KY, FD Protected citizens from gunfire that broke out following a traffic accident involving the apparatus and a civilian vehicle.   Timothy Barb Fairfax County, VA, FD While off duty, witnessed car crash on...


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Kevin Austin

Lexington, KY, FD

Protected citizens from gunfire that broke out following a traffic accident involving the apparatus and a civilian vehicle.

 

Timothy Barb

Fairfax County, VA, FD

While off duty, witnessed car crash on interstate. Stops traffic and locates ejected victim, who stops breathing. Opens airway and administers rescue breathing until help arrives.

 

Peter Bolan

Columbus, OH, FD

Responded to call of victim in distress in river. Donned life vest and tied second one to a rope. Swam out, put vest on victim and towed victim to shore.

 

Ralph Carroll

Sumter, SC, FD

Helped advance line into burning building. Leaves line to search for trapped victim. Using TIC, located unconscious victim and helped remove and administer CPR.

 

Mark Duncan

St. Louis, MO, FD

Forced entry with heavy fire on 3rd floor and smoke and fire on 2nd floor. Located child and infant on 2nd floor and helped remove to safety.

 

Christopher Enriquez

Los Angeles County, CA, FD

Entered building with no line in heavy smoke and heat conditions searching for trapped victims, but driven back by flashover. Re-entered with line and finds victim.

 

Raul Garcia

Los Angeles County, CA, FD

Entered building with no line in heavy smoke and heat conditions searching for trapped victims, but driven back by flashover. Re-entered with line and finds victim.

 

Chris Geddings

Sumter, SC, FD

Placed ladder to 2nd floor window of burning structure to search for two trapped children. Found female victim and removed. Returned and help remove second child.

 

Richard Gobble

Ripley, WV, FD

Responded to report of vehicle crashing into a creek. Waded out into frigid water with strong currents, removed driver and lead driver back to shore.

 

Jeff Green

Bettendorf, IA, Fire & Rescue

While participating in rope rescue drills, heard screams from nearby lake. With no equipment, swam out 50 feet and helped pull victim ashore.

 

William Hawkins

Prince George's County, MD, FD

Noticed erratically driven car and radioed for help. Activated warning lights and forced vehicle to curb. Found and tended to elderly driver having diabetic emergency.

 

Joe Heininger

Kansas City, KS, FD

Entered burning building in heavy smoke conditions to search for trapped victims. Located unconscious woman and helped carry her to safety.

 

Shawn Holloway

Lexington, KY, FD

Protected citizens from gunfire that broke out following a traffic accident involving the apparatus and a civilian vehicle.

 

Rudy Iturrino

Fairfax County, VA, FD

While off duty, responded to motor vehicle accident. Without gear, helps free driver and passenger, both in respiratory distress. Provides critical care until EMS arrives.

 

John Keller

Corpus Christi, TX, FD

Pulled off two water rescues three months apart. In each case, swam out and placed victim in personal floatation device and swam victim back to shore.

 

Steve Kingsley

Bettendorf, IA, Fire & Rescue

While participating in rope rescue drills, heard screams from nearby lake. With no equipment, swam out 50 feet and helped pull victim ashore.

 

Jeffrey Lane

Kansas City, KS, FD

With no line, entered building in heavy fire conditions and ascended stairs searching for victims. Lead first victim to stairs and assisted in removing 2nd victim.

 

Gabriel Lopez

San Francisco, CA, FD

While off duty, spotted a man on fire running from a burning building. Extinguished fire administered care and remained with patient until air ambulance support arrived.

 

Chad Maly

Cincinnati, OH, FD

Ascended to 2nd floor of burning building searching for trapped victims. Sheltered three victims before leading them out, one by one, through heavy smoke by sharing SCBA.

 

John Manchester

Chicago, IL, FD

Gained entry into commercial structure showing heavy smoke. Heard screams and proceeded past hoseline to rescue barely conscious female who was trapped in utility room.

 

Vincent Mautone

Newark, NJ, FD

Stretched line to third floor of burning building between fire and man trying to escape by jumping from window. Calmed man until ladder was raised.

 

Brad McClain

Lexington, KY, FD

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