Cantonment Firefighter Named VFW’s Fire Rescue Person of The Year

January 17, 2019

VFW Post 706 named Escambia Fire Rescue Lt. Bryan Caro as Fire Rescue Person of the Year Wednesday night.

He was honored for pulling a woman from a burning home on Portobella Place, just south of East Kingsfield Road, on November 2, 2018. The home was heavily damaged by fire.

Caro serves at the Cantonment Station of Escambia Fire Rescue.

Pictured above: Escambia Fire Rescue Chief Rusty Nail, Lt. Bryan Caro and ECFR Deputy Chief Paul Williams. Pictured below: Caro was honored for pulling a woman from this burning home on Portobella Place last November. Photos for, click to enlarge.


10 Responses to “Cantonment Firefighter Named VFW’s Fire Rescue Person of The Year”

  1. Mark Caro on January 18th, 2019 10:43 pm

    Way to go Nephew, great job, you and your crew keep up the good work.

  2. SMarshman on January 18th, 2019 12:16 pm

    Well deserved Brother! Congratulations!I know who I would want to be with in an emergency! Or on a camping trip….

  3. Bryan Caro on January 17th, 2019 9:42 pm

    Thanks to an excellent crew I was able to perform my duties to the highest level that night. Eric Irigoyen, Brandon Chambless and Ryan Callahan operated professionally efficiently and effectively. They deserve a lot of credit. I am proud of my crew!

    Thank you all for your words of kindness.

  4. B.Slover on January 17th, 2019 11:40 am

    Congratulations Bryan! This is awesome!

  5. Phillip Boutwell on January 17th, 2019 9:37 am

    Way to go cousin! Congrats!

  6. Billy on January 17th, 2019 9:31 am

    Congratulations Sir from VFW Post 7016 Atmore. The VFW is honored to recognize community heroes. Thanks to VFW Post 706!

  7. Greg on January 17th, 2019 9:28 am

    Congratulations brother!!! Awesome job!

  8. Mitch on January 17th, 2019 9:17 am

    Congratulations Brian. Thanks for keeping us safe.

  9. Just Saying 2 on January 17th, 2019 6:57 am

    Way to go Caro! They dont make’em better than you. Keep up the good work!

  10. Robert on January 17th, 2019 6:32 am

    Congratulations sir.

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