Steve Goodman was presented with an axe to commemorate his
retirement from the department. He served 35 years as a volunteer
firefighter with Lincoln Rural. The axe was presented by Lincoln
Rural trustees in appreciation for his dedication.
Other awards given:
Firefighter Hanger was nominated based on dedication and
determination in two large structure fires during 2013.
Firefighter of the Year: Chris Davis
Firefighter Davis was nominated for his willingness to step up
as a part-timer during the summer while also working a full-time
job and going to school to obtain his paramedic license.
Rescue Members of the Year: Ryan Sheley
and Chad Letterle
Firefighter Sheley and Chief Letterle were nominated for a CPR
save they made over the summer.
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the Year: Chris Buse and Nick Hanson
Capt. Buse and Assistant Chief Hanson were nominated for a
rescue of two individuals when the equipment they were using
failed, leaving them stranded 60 feet off the ground.
Kennett Award: Mike Camp
Camp was nominated for his dedication to better the
department. He found out about an energy-efficient lighting
program at his full-time job and was able to secure the
equipment and grant for Lincoln Rural also.
Buse-Becher Driving Award: KaCey
Noe was nominated for her demonstrated driving ability.
[Text from file received from Lincoln
Rural Fire Protection District]