Ten fire officers have been recognized for their fire fighting skills for the year 2009.
In a press conference and mini award ceremony held at the headquarters of the Fire and Ambulance Services in Roseau this morning, Michael Riley received the Agro American sponsored award for Overall Fire Officer of the Year
Wayne Letang received the Chief’s Award for Fire Officer of the Year, while Lincoln Francis received the Deputy’s Award for Fire Officer of the Year. These awards were sponsored by Dupuis Surveys and Fashion line respectively.
Meanwhile, Malcolm Christian was awarded the Maxroy Trading sponsored Fire Officer of The Year for award for La Plaine, and Calvin Leblanc was honoured for being the Fire Officer of the Year for Portsmouth. This award was sponsored by M&R Trading.
Henderson Desiree received the R&C Auto sponsored award for Fire Official of the Year for Canefield, while Michael Riley was awarded for the Fire headquarters in Roseau. Riley’s award was sponsored by J. Astaphan and Company Limited.
Jeremy Augustine was the recipient of the HHV Whitchurch sponsored award for his work as a fire officer in Melville Hall while his colleague Barry Darroux got the Bethelmie’s Carpet sponsored award for Fire Officer of the Year for Grand Bay. Grandel Bruno received the award for service in Castle Bruce. This was sponsored by CIS.
Each fire officer received a monetary contribution along with plaques at this morning’s ceremony.
Dominica News Online will provide more photos of the event in an updated report.