MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Township Committee recognized several volunteers and township staff for outstanding service at their December meeting.
Six firefighters were presented with Life Saving Awards for their rescue of a man during a house fire in November.
The Middletown Township Committee and the Middletown Fire Department recognized Captain Emeritus Jack Hueston, Captain Emeritus John A. Waltz Jr, and Engineer Christian Burbank of Community Fire Company for their heroic rescue of the victim. MTFD Fire Chief Emeritus Michael Chenoweth and Firefighters James Phillips and Matt Deickmann from Belford Engine Fire Company were commended for their skills and professionalism in assisting with the prompt removal of the victim from the burning house.
Middletown Fire Chief Pete Laimann, Deputy Fire Chief Rick Hibell, 1st Assistant Chief John Gorsenger Jr., 2nd Assistant Chief Anthony Citarella and 3rd Assistant Chief Ryan Clark joined Mayor Stephanie Murray for the presentation. Members of Community Fire Company and Belford Engine Fire Company were also in attendance.Read more...