The Mobile Fire-Rescue Department is proud to announce Frederick Josh Vaughn as the Firefighter of the Month for January 2020. Fire Service Driver Frederick J. Vaughn began his career with Mobile Fire-Rescue in January 2000 and was promoted to the rank of Fire Service Driver in August 2007. Vaughn is currently assigned to Engine 11 at the Willett Fire Station on South Broad Street.
On Sunday, January 5, 2020, while off duty, Driver Vaughn came upon a motor vehicle accident involving an injured motorcyclist lying in roadway. Driver Vaughn intervened, physically stabilizing and immobilizing the injured patient’s cervical spine.
Driver Vaughn’s actions show his dedication to service and duty to act, even while off duty. Words and awards cannot adequately represent the appreciation of the City of Mobile or the Mobile Fire-Rescue Department.