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Front Page - Friday, February 23, 2018

Thompson is Chattanooga’s 2017 Firefighter of the Year

Chattanooga firefighters and their families gathered at The Westin Chattanooga on Feb. 12 to honor their own. With Chief Operating Officer Maura Sullivan and Fire Chief Phil Hyman presiding, more than 100 firefighters were recognized for their outstanding efforts during emergencies in 2017.

Senior Firefighter Jack Thompson was honored as the department’s Firefighter of the Year. In addition, Lt. Scott Sheets received a Medal of Valor award, and Captain Steve Everett was given a Medal of Heroism.

Pictured above, from left: Sullivan, Hyman and Thompson. Dozens of firefighters were also recognized with unit citations and commendation ribbons for their outstanding efforts in 2017.