Pitt Meadows Fire & Rescue Service Awards Banquet

March 6, 2012

CITY OF PITT MEADOWS FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE

News Release

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March 6, 2012 #2012-01

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Don Jolley, Fire Chief at 604-465-2490

djolley@pittmeadows.bc.ca

http://www.pittmeadowsfire.com/

PITT MEADOWS FIRE & RESCUE SERVICE AWARDS BANQUET

PITT MEADOWS, BC: The Pitt Meadows Fire & Rescue Service Awards Banquet was held on March 3, 2012 at the Pitt Meadows Golf Club. The banquet was sponsored by City Council to recognize past and present fire service members for their service and accomplishments in 2011.

The highlights of the evening included a special retirement tribute to Jack Dougan. Jack Dougan was a member of the Pitt Meadows Fire Department for over 32 years. The department also paid tribute to Captain Dave Saddler, who was given the British Columbia Long Service Award and Medal for 25 years service.

The Annual Department Awards were presented to this year's recipients as follows:

Special Recognition Award PMFR Members Association Inaugural Executive, which included: Captain Stephan Drolet, Captain Dave Saddler, Captain Dave Biggin, Firefighter Sean Staples and Firefighter Andrew Brown

Firefighter of the Year Kevin Stockbruegger
Officer of the Year Dave Biggin

A new award was also presented this year. The Heart In My City Award was given to Assistant Chief Brad Perrie for his continuous hard work in the Community.

Firefighters receiving City Long Service Pins included:

Joel Lefebvre

5 years

Jay Ruzycki

10 years

Sean deJersey

10 years

Dave Saddler

25 years