Gordon County Fire/Rescue recently selected two members as Firefighter of the Year for 2011. Each year, one member is selected from the career employees of the department as the ‘Career Firefighter of the Year’ and one member from the volunteer corps as the ‘Volunteer Firefighter of the Year.’
Firefighter/EMT-I Brandon Holcomb was selected as the Career Firefighter of the Year by a cadre of officers within the department. Firefighter Holcomb has been a member of the department since October of 2004 and has become a well-rounded firefighter within the organization. His dedication and support of the department mission is phenomenal.
Firefighter Johnny Frix was selected as the Volunteer Firefighter of the Year. Firefighter Frix has been a member of the volunteer corps of the department since 1992, at which time he began his service to the citizens of Gordon County with Station #11 in Nickelsville. He has been an active member of Station #11 since the station opened in 1992. Firefighter Frix has served the role as the Volunteer Station Coordinator for Station #11 since 1995.
Congratulations to both firefighters for being selected Firefighter of the year for 2011.