Several Snoqualmie Fire Department firefighters were recognized for their community service at the department’s annual awards dinner.
The dinner was held online, and both career and a volunteer firefighter are honored each year for their professional expertise and skills. The Bud King Award is additionally awarded to an EMT or firefighter who goes above and beyond in their service.
“Although we value and appreciate all of the members of our organization and the service they provide to our community, these individuals deserve special recognition for their contributions to the department in 2020. Unfortunately, we were not able celebrate in person with our larger fire families, but it is important to recognize their efforts and contributions to the City of Snoqualmie,” said interim Fire Chief Mike Bailey in a press release.
The following first responders received recognition:
Honorees for 2020
Career Responder of the Year – Firefighter Theresa Tozier
Volunteer Firefighter of the Year – Robert Angrisano
Bud King Award – Volunteer Firefighter Robert Angrisano
Years of Service
Firefighter Darby Summers – 20 years
Volunteer Firefighter Lorrie Jones – 5 years
Volunteer/Career Firefighter (2020) Peter O’Donnell – 5 years
Given at the discretion of the fire chief, the Chief’s Medal honors an employee who has made a significant impact on the department. This year’s recipient, Administrative Assistant Tomm Munro, is a pillar of the organization with his expertise and willingness to help, the press release stated.