Lincoln firefighters receive service awards

Lincoln firefighters receive service awards

Lincoln, ON – (March 27, 2017) – On Saturday, March, 25, 2017, Lincoln Fire and Rescue Services recognized their volunteer firefighters for long-standing service. Two categories of awards were presented including the 20-year Federal Long Service Awards and the 25-year Provincial Long Service Awards. Member of Parliament Dean Allison and Member of Provincial Parliament Sam Oosterhoff were present to give these distinguished awards.

The recipients are as follows:
20 Year Federal Long Service Awards recipients: Bill Blake, Will McPherson, Shawn Stevenson, Chris Riediger, Dan Sawatzky and Bill Cole\
25 Year Provincial Long Service Award recipients: Brad Wellings and Ron Schmidt

“The Town of Lincoln relies on a volunteer fire service,” stated Mike Kirkopoulos, CAO. “These firefighters exemplify the level of commitment our community has to its neighbours as they give up their personal time to keep our community safe.”

“It’s volunteers such as these firefighters that make Lincoln one of the best services in the peninsula,” said Chief Greg Hudson. “I’m proud of the quality and level of service our service provides to Lincoln and thank all our volunteers for the work they do each day”.

Lincoln Fire and Rescue Services is a composite fire department that relies on fully trained men and women from throughout our community who serve as volunteer firefighters. The service is comprised of over 110 volunteer firefighters for emergency response, and two full-time Fire Prevention Officers, a Deputy Fire Chief, and a Fire Chief. The department functions include emergency response, community emergency management, fire prevention and By-Law inspection and enforcement.

Photo caption (L-R): Bill Cole, Ron Schmidt, District Chief Bob Blake, Chief Greg Hudson, Deputy Chief Bill Blake, Shawn Stevenson, and Chris Riedeger

Absent from photo: Will McPherson, Dan Sawatzky, Brad Wellings



Chief Greg Hudson
Town of Lincoln            
905.563.2799 ext. 253                    


4800 South Service Road
Beamsville, Ontario
L0R 1B1

TEL: 905-563-8205
FAX: 905-563-6566
Emergency After-hours: 905-641-0971

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