Saginaw firefighters honored for saving 6 lives

  • Source: WJRT-TV ABC 12
  • Published: 10/08/2019 03:36 PM

The Saginaw Fire Department remembered lives lost and celebrated lives saved at an annual event Tuesday morning. The Awards and Memorial Ceremony honored firefighters, other emergency responders from neighboring departments, and everyday people. They also paid tribute to Saginaw firefighters who died in the line of duty. Saginaw Fire Chief Chris Van Loo thanked his team for their hard work. "You truly deliver every time. I couldn't ask more," he said. Firefighters were honored in several categories including the Certificate of Merit, Unit Citation, Life Saving Award, Meritorious Service Award, and Firefighter of the Year. Others were honored in the Civilian Certificate of Merit Award and Civilian Meritorious Service Award categories. Chief Van Loo is proud of the six lives his team saved during four fires.


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