Wyoming, Mich. (WZZM)-The Wyoming Fire Department announced the recipiencts of the 2010 Fryling/Yonkers Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award.
Firefighter Brad Deppe and Firefighter Brian Fryling were selected for going above and beyond the call of duty. They will be presented with their awards at the Wyoming City Council Meeting on Monday, May 2, 2011.
Firefighter Deppe helped save someone's life while attending church on November 28th, 2010. Deppe administered CPR and used an AED to help restore the person's heartbeat.
Firefighter Fryling used an AED and performed CPR when his co-worker collapsed at work on August 17th, 2010.
The Fryling/Yonkers Memorial Firefighter of the Year Award is presented annually to a nominated person. The Firefighter of the Year Award was renamed back in 1980 when Ron Fryling and Les Yonkers were killed in the line of duty during the Chinatown Restaurant fire.