WHAT: Firefighter of the Year
EMS Provider of the Year
Fire Prevention Week proclamation
WHO: PFD Historical Corp. President Gene Janda
Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel
Firefighter Sean Dugan
Paramedic Capt. April Smallwood
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Fireman’s Hall Museum, 147 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia
Firefighter Sean Dugan will be honored for rescuing a baby from a burning car while off-duty earlier this year. Paramedic Capt. April Smallwood will be honored for her role in helping to protect PFD members from COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The PFD will also officially recognize Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 4-10).
NOTES: Due to public health restrictions and limited space in the museum, WPVI (Channel 6) will provide TV stations with video via the pool feed; other media outlets that wish to attend are asked to RSVP. Please contact Kathy Matheson to arrange interviews of Firefighter Dugan, Capt. Smallwood or the mother of the rescued child.