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Seguin Fire Department Presents Annual Awards to Firefighters

SEGUIN, Texas – Several members of the Seguin Fire Department (SFD) were recognized and honored for their dedication, commitment and going above and beyond to serve the citizens of Seguin at the department’s annual awards banquet held recently.

The Awards were presented to the following fire department personnel:

2019 Firefighter of the Year - Edward Reid 

2019 Rookie of the Year - Daniel Rodriguez

2019 Fire Apparatus Operator of the Year - Kurtis Kernan 

2019 Supervisor of the Year - Kevin Rhea 

2019 EMS Provider of the Year and Civic Duty Award - Sergio Guardiola 

Fire Chief’s Cross - Derek Clark

Iron Man Award - Cody Boehm

Unit Commendation - Presented to Medic 3 and Engine 3 Personnel, including Lieutenant Jeff Kirkpatrick, Fire Apparatus Operator Patrick Hoeffner, and Firefighters Jeff Joslyn, Claudia Lopez and Gerardo Martinez.

The SFD had a busy, record-breaking year of calls and activity during 2019. The department responded to 5,745 calls for service, made 4,114 EMS responses, conducted 787 fire inspections, performed 506 pre-fire plan surveys and attended nearly 12,000 man-hours of continuing education.