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.

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