TheÂ Oak Ridge Fire Prevention Office has been namedÂ Tennessee Fire Educators of the Year for 2013, officials said Wednesday.
The department was nominated by Oak Ridge Fire Department Chief Darryl Kerley in “recognition of the outstanding efforts put forth by the Fire Prevention staff this year,” a press release said.
Oak Ridge officials was notified of the honor by theÂ State Fire Marshalâ€™s office.
“The nomination was selected above all others from across the state, recognizing the tremendous education and outreach efforts accomplished by the Oak Ridge Fire Department,” saidÂ Assistant Commissioner Gary West of the Fire Prevention Division in the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. [Read more…]