Monday, February 28, 2022
Indian River Recognizes Firefighter of the Year
The Firefighter of the Year Award is considered an honor within the fire service to recognize an individual for their personal diligence, dedication, professional demeanor and desire to excel beyond the call of duty by not only assisting those in need but attempting to make a difference while performing stellar acts of volunteerism.
Although not an award for heroism, this award is presented to the individual who has given selflessly of themselves in support of the department, the fire service in general and the community.
This nominee was evaluated with attention to the following criteria:
After joining the volunteer fire service as a Junior Member, this nominee has attempted to lend a helping hand towards many emergency incidents, committee assignments, as well as attending many activities and vigorously participating in fire school training and professional development programs within the fire company.
This nominee knows it’s a volunteer basis but recognize the human factor and offers compassion and treats every situation as an opportunity to save somebody’s life or protect property with due care and diligence. This nominee contributes as much time as possible while juggling commitments of job, professional development. Etc.
Therefore, please join the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company in recognizing the 2021 Recipient of the Firefighter of the Year Award as a friend of the fire services – Jacob D. Klingler.
Illustrated herewith is information regarding Jacob's volunteer fire service career:
Membership Profile: http://irvfc.com/profile.cfm?id=486.