Service recognized

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On Aug. 24, the Davison–Richfield Fire Department in conjunction with the Davison – Richfield Area Fire Authority, awarded the 2020 “Michael A. Christopherson Firefighter of the Year Award”, to Lieutenant Jacob Ishmael for his exemplary service and dedication to the residents of the Davison – Richfield Area. Additionally, the Fire Authority passed a “Recognition of Valor” and awarded a “Certificate of Valor” to all personnel of the Davison – Richfield Fire Department for their courageous service during the COVID- 19 Pandemic. Pictured from the left are Firefighter Steve Mathews, Firefighter Brandon Davis, Assistant Chief Jim Bratton, 2020 Firefighter of the Year Lieutenant Jacob Ishmael, Chief Brian K. Flewelling, Captain Tom Vanhorn, and Firefighter Alex Hadland.