|Gladwyne Firefighters Recieve Swift Water Rescue Award|
|By Radio Room|
|January 28, 2019|
On Monday evening, the Board of Directors and Chief Leis hosted the Annual Meeting of the Gladwyne Fire Company.
The Chief's and President's Award was presented to seven Firefighters for their heroic efforts on August 13th, 2018, during a water rescue operation in Upper Merion Township. The team entered floodwaters that had trapped a male who sought safety on the roof of his vehicle and successfully removed him to dry land. Chief Jim Gallagher and Assistant Chief Bob Smull of King of Prussia Vol. Fire Co. were in attendance and joined in praising the members for their act of bravery.
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Congratulations to the following Gladwyne Firefighters for their heroic actions that resulted in the rescue of a driver trapped in Swift water:
Deputy Chief Andrew Block
The Top Attendance Awards were given to the following members:
In addition to the awards, the following Fire Officers were re-elected (all unopposed):
Chief Blaine Leis, Fire Chief
The following individuals were elected as Board of Directors: