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COURTESY PHOTO: WFD - 2016 Lifesaving Award winners (pictured from left): FF/AO Raul Garza, FF/AO Ryan Johnson, FF/AO Dan Agee and Lt. Robb Gramzow for their code save on Oct. 26, 2015.Woodburn Fire District hosted its annual awards dinner Jan. 30 at the Scenic Valley Winery in Gervais.

The following awards were handed out at the event:

  • 2015 Firefighter of the Year — Matt Smith;
  • 2015 Career Firefighter of the Year — Ryan Johnson;
  • 2015 Student of the Year — Erik Lavares;
  • 2015 Rookie Firefighter of the Year — Jason Thompson;
  • 2015 Special Chief Award for Community Service — Ulrich Reich;
  • 2016 Lifesaving Award — FF/AO Raul Garza, FF/AO Ryan Johnson, FF/AO Dan Agee and Lt. Robb Gramzow for their code save on Oct. 26, 2015.
  • Retiring board member Fred Geschwill was presented a plaque for his years of service to district.