The Depoe Bay Fire District held its first public gathering since the end of the COVID restrictions at Fire Station 21 on Saturday, April 23, 2022. Depoe Bay Firefighters and their families gathered with the public for an open house and a long-overdue Awards Ceremony recognizing the extraordinary efforts of both firefighters and local citizens.
Fire Chief Bryan Daniels presented opening remarks, spoke of the valiant efforts, and presented our Fire Service Professionals with the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association Unit Citations, the Oregon Fire Chiefs Medal of Valor, and the Depoe Bay Fire District’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
OREGON FIRE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION (OFCA) UNIT CITATION
Engineer Nick Robinson Firefighter Kris Aanes
Engineer Andrew Larson Captain Eric Leonard
Engineer Darren Johnson Division Chief Tom Jackson
Firefighter Curtis Wilson
OREGON FIRE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION (OFCA) MEDAL OF VALOR
Firefighter Jason Spano
DEPOE BAY FIRE DISTRICT LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Over 20 Years of Dedication to the Depoe Bay Fire District
Division Chief Jackson spoke about the extraordinary efforts of six citizen heroes for the successful cardiac arrest save of Bill McGinnis. He presented the Depoe Bay Fire District Citizen Life Saver Award.
DEPOE BAY FIRE DISTRICT CITIZEN LIFE SAVER AWARD
Robin Johnson Craig McKenzie
Elizabeth Smith George Marrazzo
Mark Orozco Rick Goulette
The Depoe Bay Fire District would like to thank all Citizen and Fire Service Professional award recipients for their selfless actions and for making a difference in the lives of others. We are proud of our firefighters and our citizens for going beyond the call of duty.