Maywood Firefighters Who Rescued Man From River Last Month Honored Feb. 6

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Maywood Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh, who commended six firefighters during a Feb. 6 board meeting, takes a photo with the Maywood Board of Trustees. | VFP

Six Maywood firefighters/emergency medical technicians were honored during a regular village board meeting on Feb. 6 for their efforts to rescue a man who jumped into the half-frozen Des Plaines River while trying to flee police last month.

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Around Town: Maywood Firefighter Fred Saffold on the Village’s New Fire Engine

Saturday, March 25, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews Last Wednesday, Maywood Firefighter Fred Saffold explained the comparative advantages of the department’s new $450,000 fire engine, which the village purchased last year after Fire Chief Craig Bronaugh told board members that the department’s old engine was not functioning due to mechanical failure. “Some communities spend in excess of $600,000 for an engine,” stated Bronaugh … Continue reading Around Town: Maywood Firefighter Fred Saffold on the Village’s New Fire Engine