The Division of EMS’ Office of Fire Services is seeking nominations for the Ohio Fire Awards Program, a newly established state awards program to recognize outstanding achievements in Ohio’s fire community and honor those whose accomplishments rise above the day-to-day excellence in fire training, education, and safety.
Categories for the state awards include: Ohio Volunteer Fire Department of the Year/ Ohio Fire Officer of the Year/ Ohio Fire Educator Lifetime
Achievement, Ohio Fire Service Instructor of the Year; and, Ohio Fire Prevention Educator of the Year.
Award criteria, eligibility rules and nomination instructions are described at www.ems.ohio.gov under the Applications and Forms section or click the link http://www.publicsafety.ohio.gov/links/EMS0119.pdf. Deadline for nominations is August 13, 2010.
The Division of EMS will honor award recipients during National Fire Prevention Week, October 7, 2010.