Firefighters honored

The Richmond Heights and Maplewood fire department posted on Facebook about recognition they received on Sunday for freeing a trapped victim in a house fire in March.

The Richmond Heights Facebook post: Congratulations to Battalion Chief Brian Wideman, Captain John Soltysiak, Private Danny Miner and Medical Officer Leo Davis of the Richmond Heights Fire Department on their Unit Citation award for their assistance to the Maplewood Fire Department with a trapped victim in a house fire back in March.

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via Richmond Heights Fire Department Facebook

The Maplewood Facebook post: This afternoon Maplewood Fire Department members Capt. (Peter) Marsac, Lt. (Paul) Szydlowski, Pvts.  (Terrence) Jackson and (Eric) Kuntz were presented the medal of Valor from the Fire Chiefs Association.

Chief Merrell, Capt. Marsac, Lt. Szydlowski, Pvts. Neff, Kuntz and Jackson were also presented a unit citation award this afternoon also. These men were given the awards for their quick and professional actions in March in the rescue of a trapped occupant from a residential structure fire in Maplewood.

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via Professional Firefighters of Maplewood

Richmond Heights City Manager Amy Hamilton was at the ceremony Sunday and posted photos on Twitter.

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