PORT ANGELES — Clallam 2 Fire Rescue recognized several individuals at its annual awards and recognition banquet Feb. 1.
Firefighter/EMT Tim Davis was awarded the 2019 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year Award.
Davis is also a rope rescue and surface rescue technician.
Firefighter/EMT Elizabeth Hagaman was awarded the 2019 Volunteer EMT of the Year Award.
Hagaman, who recently started the nursing program at Peninsula College, also obtained certification as a rope rescue technician in 2019.
Firefighter/EMT Tyler Gear was awarded the 2019 Career Firefighter of the Year Award.
Gear followed his father and brother into the fire service, started as a volunteer and was hired as a career firefighter during 2019.
Firefighter/EMT Rick Leffler received a Meritorious Service Award for this countless hours spent responding to calls and performing other tasks such as vehicle maintenance and issuing burn permits.
Firefighter/EMT Sarah Springob was also recognized for her dedication and devotion as an adviser to the Fire District’s Explorer Post.
The Post allows young men and women to experience what a career in the fire service entails.