Walnut Hill VFD Honors Firemen, Community Members During Fish Fry

November 5, 2017

The Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department honored members of the community and the department during their 48th annual fish fry Saturday. And the community had a chance to meet Escambia County EMS up close and personal.

Austin Snyder was named Firefighter of the Year, an award chosen by his fellow firefighters. Andrew Peters was named Officer of the Year and recognized for his years of service to the department. Ted Bridges received the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department’s Community  Service Award for outstanding and dedicated service to the community.

Hundreds of people enjoyed fried catfish or grilled chicken plates during the event, with proceeds to be used to provide assistance to displaced fire victims in the area. OneBlood’s Big Red Bus was also on hand for a blood drive.

Escambia County EMS was also be on hand with equipment and personnel, answering  questions about their new service coming to Walnut Hill and Bratt on November 13.

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Picture above: The 48th annual fish fry Saturday at the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Pictured below: District Chief Chris Brown (left) with (top to bottom) Community  Service Award winner Ted Bridges; Firefighter of the Year Austin Snyder and Officer of the Year Andrew Peters. Pictured page bottom: Escambia County EMS was on hand. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.



4 Responses to “Walnut Hill VFD Honors Firemen, Community Members During Fish Fry”

  1. Felicia Amerson on December 31st, 2017 6:54 pm

    Great job Austin, Andrew, and Brother Ted! Well deserved! So proud of you Austin!

  2. Sharon on November 7th, 2017 6:06 am

    Great job, Austin and Andrew!

  3. Candy Knight on November 6th, 2017 2:49 pm

    Congratulations Brother Ted! You deserve this and so much more for everything you do. You are a great leader in our area and deserve the utmost respect and recognition! Congratulations again!!!

  4. Larry Walker on November 6th, 2017 6:44 am

    Compliments to all involved. The Walnut Hill VOLUNTEER Fire Department is a great organization full of great people.

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