Firehouse Heroism and Community Service Awards: $100 Winners

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


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

 

Mike Weller

Cincinnati, OH, FD

Placed aerial ladder to third-floor window and, with help, removed two small children. Returned to ladder and rescued adult female.

 

Jerome Williams

Fairfax County, VA, FD

Responded during a derecho to find an unconscious victim who had been shocked by a downed power line. Revived victim with AED and moved to safety.

 

Darrin Witt

Huntington Beach, CA, FD

Responded as investigator to house fire. Entered smoke-filled structure without gear to locate band remove disoriented victim. Received second-degree burns to hand.