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Press Release 32nd Annual Firefighter of the Year Awards Scheduled for Nov. 23

Annual awards recognize acts of heroism and service
For immediate release:
11/08/2021
  • Department of Fire Services
  • Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

Media Contact for 32nd Annual Firefighter of the Year Awards Scheduled for Nov. 23

Jake Wark, Public Information Officer

An invitation to the 32nd annual Firefighter of the Year awards

STOWState Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey and other officials will recognize heroic acts of bravery by Massachusetts firefighters during the 32nd Annual Firefighter of the Year Heroic Awards later this month.

The premier annual event for the Massachusetts fire service will take place at Mechanics Hall in Worcester on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. Fourteen individuals and six groups representing the departments of Attleboro, Brewster, Brockton, Carver, Dartmouth, Harwich, Kingston, Lynnfi­eld, New Bedford, Springfi­eld, Saugus, Somerville, Sutton, and Worcester will be recognized. WCVB-TV anchor Doug Meehan will emcee the event.

Guests will include family members, previous award recipients, elected officials, fire chiefs from across the Commonwealth, and members of the public safety community.

DATE:                       Tuesday, November 23, 2021

TIME:                        10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

PLACE:                     Mechanics Hall, 321 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608

VISUALS:                 Ladder trucks and flag framing the entrance of Mechanics Hall, fire department honor guards and ceremonial bag pipers, music, posting of colors

Please note that all state and local COVID-19 protocols will be followed. Face masks are required inside of Mechanics Hall.

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Media Contact for 32nd Annual Firefighter of the Year Awards Scheduled for Nov. 23

Department of Fire Services 

The Department of Fire Services helps keep communities safe. We provide firefighter training, public education, fire prevention, code enforcement, licensing, fire investigation, hazardous material response, and emergency response.

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security 

EOPSS is responsible for the policy development and budgetary oversight of its secretariat agencies, independent programs, and several boards which aid in crime prevention, homeland security preparedness, and ensuring the safety of residents and visitors in the Commonwealth.
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