Local Fire Fighters Receive Awards

Firefighters throughout Merced County were honored on Wednesday, April 10th, at the annual Firefighter of the Year Awards ceremony for their outstanding service. The award ceremony was hosted at the American Legion Post 83 hall in Merced.

The Los Banos Fire Department had the privilege of awarding two of our own firefighters during the ceremony. Captain Zach Sawyer has been with the department for 15 years. Volunteer Firefighter Brandon Hope has been with the department for 2 years. The Los Banos Fire Department is extremely grateful for each and every one of our Career and Volunteer Firefighters.

Additional award recipients included firefighters from departments in Dos Palos, Gustine, Livingston, Merced, Merced County and the volunteer program for Merced County.

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