The Southampton Town Fire Chiefs Council held its annual Firefighter and EMT of the Year awards dinner at Dockers Restaurant in East Quogue Sept. 15. The council honored firefighters and EMTs from 15 East End departments. The award recipients were each chosen by their respective departments for their dedication to their departments and communities.
Riverhead Fire Department
Riverhead’s Firefighter of the Year Robert O’Connell, left, with Second Assistant Chief Bill Kelly Jr. (Credit: Westhampton Beach Fire Department)
Flanders Fire Department
Timothy Lopez, left, was presented with the Flanders Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year award by First Assistant Chief John Lennon. (Credit: Westhampton Beach Fire Department)
Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps
The Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps’ Andrew Moreno, left, was presented with the EMT of the Year award by Rod Richardson. (Credit: Westhampton Beach Fire Department)