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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Fire personnel receiving awards for bravery, excellence

 

April 18, 2019

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Justin Baird, Division Chief

Five South Lane County Fire & Rescue members will be receiving recognition from the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association (OCFA) for bravery and excellence next month.

The Meritorious Service Awards stem from the June 2018 rescue of a person from a house fire on Adams Avenue in Cottage Grove. Crews simultaneously attacked the fire and rescued a resident on the second floor, where the fire was located.

Division Chief Justin Baird will receive an Award of Excellence for providing clear direction for the rescue. The victim was resuscitated within 10 minutes of Baird arriving on scene.

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