East County Fire and Rescue and Camas-Washougal Fire Department members recognized for rescue

Photo courtesy East County Fire and Rescue
Photo courtesy East County Fire and Rescue

Unit citations were presented to ECFR Engine 91 and Camas-Washougal Fire Department Engine 43 for rescue of a trapped occupant from a house fire on Blair Road in February

On Tuesday (March 19), East County Fire and Rescue presented unit citations to ECFR Engine 91 and Camas-Washougal Fire Department Engine 43 for rescue of a trapped occupant from a house fire on Blair Road in February. 

The following personnel were recognized for their professionalism and excellent performance:

ECFR Engine 91

  • Captain John Prasch
  • Firefighter Stephen Vera
  • Firefighter Zach Allen
  • Firefighter Ethan Gilbert

CWFD Engine 43

  • Captain Chris Kassel
  • Firefighter/Paramedic Michaela Young
  • Firefighter/Paramedic Eric Miller
  • Firefighter/Paramedic Rick Burnham

The members of Engine 91 and Engine 43 quickly stretched a hoseline to control the fire, searched for, located and removed the occupant from the house under difficult conditions presented by a large amount of building contents and energized electrical wiring.

If you have any questions, please contact Fire Chief Edward Hartin at ehartin@ecfr.us or (360) 834-4908.Information provided by East Clark County Fire and Rescue.


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