Janet Marriott received the Bill Carnie Memorial Firefighter of the Year trophy when Oyster River Volunteer Fire Rescue held its annual awards banquet earlier this month.
Fire Chief Niels Holbek and Rose Carnie presented the award.
Deputy chief Bruce Green presented firefighter Dave Carmichael with the Rookie of the Year award.
Don McRae, Comox Valley MLA and Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, presented firefighter Ross Squire and Capt. Len Johansen with federal exemplary service medals for 20 years of service. He also presented Green with the provincial long service medal for his 25 years of service to the community.
Firefighter II certificates went to firefighters Marriott and Karl Neufeld, Fire Officer I certificates were presented to Lieut. Chris Murray and Holbek, while Green got a Fire Officer III certificate.
Certificates were presented by Edwin Grieve, chair of the Comox Valley Regional District and Area C director.
— Oyster River Fire Rescue