Baton Rouge fire department hosts family day, award ceremony

Baton Rouge fire department hosts family day, award ceremony
Baton Rouge Fire Department (Source: Leake, Danae)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Fire Department will hold its annual Family Day and Medal and Awards Ceremony. The event will be held at the Baton Rouge Fire Department Administration Building from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The event will consist of awarding of medals, certificates and other commendations to the firefighters who have exhibited exceptional expertise and heroism in the course of their jobs. The awards portion will begin at about 11 a.m. The medals and awards being presented will include medical life saves, unit/crew commendations, crew of the year and more.

There will also be a memorial ceremony to remember those who served in the Baton Rouge Fire Department and passed away in 2018.

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