Heroism Award
  • Letter from the Editor

    We are pleased to announce the newest honorees in our 2013 Firehouse® Magazine Heroism Awards program and take pride in highlighting the bravery of these outstanding individuals. 

    We recognize the judges: Chief Edward "Loy" Senter Jr. of Chesterfield, VA, Fire & EMS; Chief Charles Hood of the San Antonio, TX, Fire Department; and Deputy Chief William Goldfeder of the Loveland-Symmes, OH, Fire Department. We also thank retired FDNY Rescue 1 Firefighter Paul Hashagen, who administers the program.

    To have your department’s acts of heroism or community service considered for an award, please fill out the General Entry Section (A) and any other sections that are applicable and submit these by JAN. 27, 2015. You MUST complete Form A, along with any other forms that are applicable. You can skip sections of this online form that don't apply. I look forward to reviewing your applications. Download the application!

    Thank you,

    - Harvey Eisner, Editor-in-Chief, Firehouse Magazine

2013 Awardee Profiles



If you'd like to make a donation to the 2014 Firehouse Heroism & Community Service program, featured in the April 2015 issue of Firehouse, please send to:

Firehouse Magazine Heroism Program
Attn: Kathy Magrane
3 Huntington Quad., Suite 301N
Melville, NY 11747

All proceeds benefit the award recipients. Any amount, varying from $1 to $1,000,would be welcome.

2014 Heroism Nominations

Nominate a department for heroics acts and extraordinary acts of community service that occurred between January 1 and December 31, 2014.

Nominate a hero for Firehouse Heroism Awards:

Fill out the online application

This annual program is the largest of its kind in the United States. The descriptions of the acts of heroism and the extraordinary work of the fire service in helping the community are above and beyond the call of duty. We look forward to receiving your department's appications!

The deadline for the 2014 awards is January 25, 2015.