Letter from the Editor
We are pleased to announce the newest honorees in our Firehouse® Magazine Heroism & Community Service Awards program and take pride in highlighting the bravery of these outstanding individuals.
We recognize the judges: Chief Mark McLees (ret.) of the Syracuse, NY, Fire Department; Chief Timothy J. Scranton of the Beverly Hills, CA, 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. For this year’s program, we teamed the firefighters together who worked at the same incident. Chief McLees discusses this the program in the April "Firehouse Magazine Insider" podcast.
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. 25, 2014. 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. Fill out the online application!
- Harvey Eisner, Editor-in-Chief, Firehouse Magazine
2012 Awardee Profiles
DONATE TO THE FIREHOUSE HEROISM PROGRAM
If you'd like to make a donation to the 2013 Firehouse Heroism & Community Service program, featured in the April 2014 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.
2013 Heroism Nominations
Nominate a department for heroics acts and extraordinary acts of community service that occurred between January 1 and December 31, 2013.
Nominate a hero for Firehouse Heroism Awards:
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 2013 awards is January 25, 2014.