FIRST PLACE: “Why We Serve”|
A tribute to the exemplary work ethic and professionalism of the men
and women of the Omaha Fire Department after a fire destroyed the Metro
Magazine offices, this is a well-written piece profiling these local
Written by: Rob Killmer
Submitted by: Omaha, NE Local 385
HONORABLE MENTION: "The Closing Circle"
Written as part 2 of a story about the conviction of a serial
arsonist in Syracuse, this article focuses on the children of the fire
fighter who died in an arson fire in 1964. The fire was set by the same
arsonist who was recently found guilty of setting fires in Syracuse.
The Post Standard
Written by: Sean Kirst
Submitted by: Syracuse, NY Local 280
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"Outstanding Philanthropic Organization Award”
This story is in recognition of Little Rock fire fighters who worked to
raise money for Arkansas Children's Hospital. It captures the compassionate
spirit of the local union and focuses on the personal rewards that fire
fighters experience as active members within their community.
Inviting Arkansas Magazine
Written by: Inviting Arkansas Magazine
Submitted by: Little Rock, AR Local 34