Firefighters get awards in annual ceremony

By Triplicate Staff June 05, 2013 05:21 pm

Dana Reno checks out his award in recognition of answering 900-plus calls.
Dana Reno checks out his award in recognition of answering 900-plus calls. Submitted photo
Local firefighters were honored recently for their volunteer efforts throughout the year.

Firefighters from Crescent Fire Protection District and Crescent City Volunteer Fire Department gathered at the Crescent City Cultural Center on May 18 to celebrate and congratulate.

Bill Steven was named City Firefighter of the Year and Daniel Kendrick was Crescent Firefighter of the Year.

Clint Schaad was tapped for City Fire Officer of the Year and Joe Gregorio received the Crescent Fire Officer award.

Two volunteers received an ax in recognition of several years of service. Jorge Pamplone retired after 31 years and Salena Cox after 21 years for City Fire.

Crescent Fire Capt. Dana Reno was recognized for responding to more than 900 calls last year.

Samantha Camarena took home Crescent Fire Rookie of the Year and received an EMT pin along with Darrin Short.