Fire Department Awards

Department Organization Membership


Firefighters Association of Missouri
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
International Association of Fire Chiefs
International Association of Fire Fighters

Department Awards


2004 American Red Cross Chairman’s Community Disaster Response Award
2010 American Red Cross Mayor’s Choice Award
2010 COPE Chili Cook-Off – 1st Place Booth Award First Responders
2010 Laclede County Hometown Heroes – Mayor’s Choice Award

Individual Awards


Medal of Valor


January 31, 2008 – Vehicle Extrication
Chief Sam Schneider, Captain John Hunter, Firefighter Terry Saltzman, Firefighter Jon Chaffin

Medal of Valor


May 15, 2008 – Fire Rescue
Captain Jeff Butcher, Lieutenant Andy Jordan

You Made the Call


(Awarded to firefighter who responds to the greatest number of off-duty calls)
2009 – Firefighter Jim Gallaher
2010 – Firefighter Jim Gallaher / Firefighter Randall Haefner

Busiest Firefighter


(Awarded to the firefighter and officer who respond to the greatest number of incidents each year)
2007
Firefighter Terry Saltzman, Firefighter Jim Gallaher, Captain Kevin Reid, Lieutenant Andy Jordan

2008
Firefighter Nathan Davis, Firefighter Jim Gallaher, Captain Jeff Butcher, Lieutenant Andy Jordan

2009
Firefighter Joe Long, Firefighter Jim Gallaher, Captain Kevin Reid, Lieutenant Lee Sawyer

2010
Firefighter Shannon Prince, Firefighter Jim Gallaher, Firefighter Phillip Pitts, Captain Kevin Reid, Lieutenant Lee Sawyer