12th Annual Fire and Rescue celebrated at Banquet

Shelburne Fire Officers (L-R), Chief Jerry Ouimet, 1st Assistant Chief Jim Talley, 2nd Assistant Chief Jim Buell, Captain John Goodrich, 2nd Lieutenant Paul McAdam, Department Secretary Tom Tompkins, and Department Treasurer Tom Enman on Saturday, April 20 at the Annual Fire and Rescue Banquet. Not pictured: 1st Lieutenant Pierre Grangien.

Shelburne Fire Officers (L-R), Chief Jerry Ouimet, 1st Assistant Chief Jim Talley, 2nd Assistant Chief Jim Buell, Captain John Goodrich, 2nd Lieutenant Paul McAdam, Department Secretary Tom Tompkins, and Department Treasurer Tom Enman on Saturday, April 20 at the Annual Fire and Rescue Banquet. Not pictured: 1st Lieutenant Pierre Grangien.

A banquet was held at the Sunset Ballroom in South Burlington on Saturday evening, April 20 to recognize the dedicated volunteers of Shelburne who staff the rescue squad and the fire department. This year, the Shelburne Fire Department officers decided to honor the late long-time member of the Fire and Rescue departments, Ron Murdock, by renaming the Firefigher of the Year Award in celebration of his service. On hand were representatives from Shelburne’s Town Offices, Dispatch, Police, and Highway departments.

Both Fire and Rescue took the opportunity to honor members for their length of service. Each also recognized their officers. Shelburne Rescue awards were handed out by Chief Linda Goodrich for the following honors:

Rookie of the Year: Sean Keenan, Driver of the Year: John Kelley, Charlie Phelps Award: Megan Cross, Joan Foster Award: Megan Cross

Fire Chief Jerry Ouimet awarded the following awards:

Ron Murdock Firefighters of the Year: Devin Major and Dwight Mazur, Fire Officer of the Year: Jerry Ouimet, 15 Year Service Recognition: Jim Mack.

 

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