Firefighters Honored for Prevention Efforts

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford firefighters are being awarded for going above and beyond the call of duty. Liberty Mutual Insurance is honoring the Fire Prevention Division with its Firemark Award for community service. Over the past year, 8 firefighters were able to educate more than 10,000 adults and 13,000 kids, on top of fire safety inspections and responding to more than 250 fires each year.

The Liberty Mutual Firemark Award is presented annually to hundreds of firefighters throughout the country who best represent their communities through courageous acts and who best demonstrate the
firefighter’s selfless spirit. And as a local Liberty Mutual Firemark Award winner, the Rockford Fire Prevention Division will be considered for the 2013 Liberty Mutual National Firemark Award.

To nominate a firefighter for a Liberty Mutual Firemark Award or for life-saving tips and resources, visit www.befiresmart.com.


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