Hebron, IN – Four Firefighters Awarded Life Saving Commendation for Carbon Monoxide Rescue


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Hebron, IN – Four members of the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department in Indiana have been awarded the prestigious Life Saving Commendation for their courageous rescue of two children from a severe carbon monoxide poisoning incident in early January. 

Responding to a distress call on January 10, 2024, the team, led by Fire Chief Chad Franzman and including Captain Adam Brachna, Lieutenant Justin Flanery, Firefighter Shawn Yankauskas, and Firefighter Justin Scrivnor, acted swiftly to evacuate the endangered children from a home on the 100 Block of E. Bates St.

Their rapid response and effective management of the critical situation ensured the children received the necessary medical attention in time, leading to their full recovery. The commendations honor the firefighters’ exceptional bravery, skill, and dedication to saving lives in the face of life-threatening hazards. 


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