THFD honored at banquet


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Some Vigo County Firefighters received recognition Tuesday night for all of their hard work.

Terre Haute First Financial Bank held their 9th annual “Recognition and Commendation” Awards dinner.

It honors the brave men and women that make up the Terre Haute Fire Department.

News 10’s Jon Swaner served as tonight’s emcee.

Officials say it’s important people are recognized for service to their community.

“A lot of the recognition tonight is for the jobs they do. Lifesaving awards and also for years of service. We also recognize some people of the community too. We give out a community award,” Chief Jeff Fisher said.

Firefighter Scott Dalton took home the firefighter of the year award.

Doug Wuestefeld took home EMT of the year.

He also received the Fire Chief’s Exceptional Service Award. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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