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OPERATION PROM AT BAYSHORE HIGH SCHOOL
Firefighters from CHFR along with Manatee County EMS, Aeromed, and the Manatee County Sheriff’s department participated in a prom night DUI crash re-enactment at Bayshore High School on April 15, 2019.
CEDAR HAMMOCK FIRE RESCUE WELCOMES NEW FIREFIGHTERS
AT THE MARCH AND APRIL FIRE COMMISSIONERS MEETING OF THE CEDAR HAMMOCK CONTROL DISTRICT, THE OFFICIAL SWEARING – IN AND BADGE PINNING CEREMONY WAS HELD FOR NEW FIREFIGHTERS WESLEY BLALOCK, NICHOLAS BLAIR AND GARRETT GARSIDE. PROUD FAMILY AND FRIENDS WERE IN ATTENDANCE TO CELEBRATE WITH THESE NEW FIREFIGHTERS. SIX NEW FIREFIGHTERS HAVE BEEN ADDED IN 2019 TO SERVE THE CEDAR HAMMOCK RESCUE COMMUNITY!
CEDAR HAMMOCK FIRE RESCUE STARTS OFF 2019 WITH SEVERAL PROMOTIONS AND THE ADDITION OF 3 NEW FIREFIGHTERS
At the February 21, 2019, Board of Commissioners Meeting Chief Jeff Hoyle announced the promotions of Joseph Falcone to Deputy Chief, Ryan French to Battalion Chief, Justin Rudrud to Captain, and A. J. Dudley to Lieutenant. Each one was honored with a pinning ceremony that was attended by several family members and friends.
VFW Post #10141 Commander Bob Mulhouser was present at the meeting to present Firefighter Randall Fowler with the Firefighter of the Year Award and a monetary award.
Chief Hoyle was also proud to recognize the following firefighters at the January and February Board of Commissioners Meetings for their hard work and dedication on their promotions:
Firefighter Wade Hudson First Class Firefighter
Clint Brekhus First Class Firefighter
Firefighter Rob Edwards Second Class Firefighter
Firefighter Eric Adams Third Class Firefighter
Zachary Hill Third Class Firefighter
Greg Howell Third Class Firefighter
Devin Melcher Third Class Firefighter
Sean Morrissey Third Class Firefighter
Vince Scaffedi Third Class Firefighter
Drew Dirmeyer Third Class Firefighter
Cedar Hammock Fire Rescue welcomed three new firefighters at the February Commission meeting where they were given the Oath of Office and family and friends were able to join in on their pinning ceremony. New firefighters are Kaleb Hazen, Marco Nepomuceno and John Stephenson.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 EMPLOYEE AWARD RECIPIENTS
FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR – FIREFIGHTER RANDALL FOWLER
FIRE OFFICER OF THE YEAR – LT. BEN ANDERSON
STAFF EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – BATTALION CHIEF DOUG BRETT