The Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department announces the recipients of their annual Fireman of the Year awards. The awards are chosen by their peers on the department for their outstanding work and dedication.
•The 2014 recipient is Riley Westfall, Riley has been a member of the department since 2012.
•The 2015 recipient is Shawn Henrichs, Shawn has been a member of the department since 2013.
The Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department would like to announce the retirement of two firemen.
•John Stubbe joined the department in 1990. He was an active member and enjoyed fundraising for the department to help purchase needed equipment. Without his efforts the fire department would not have the resources it currently possesses.
•Bryan Bloch became a member of the department in 1976. He was instrumental in establishing the EMS First Responder group in 1993 for the fire department. He was captain of the first responders from 1993–2010. The EMS first responders is a vital piece of the fire department to elevate the level of service to our community.