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Indiana Firefighter Honored for Actions During Ambulance Shooting

09/12/2013
Fort Wayne (IN) Fire Chief Amy Biggs presented firefighter Eric Zeiger with an award for his heroic efforts a year ago when an ambulance was sprayed with bullets, reports The Journal Gazette. The Indiana Emergency Responders Conference recently gave Three Rivers Ambulance Authority Paramedic Diana Lantz and Advanced EMT Jeromy Yadon the group's Heroic Rescue of the Year award for the incident. Zieger was also a recipient of the award but didn't even know he had been nominated. TRAA's Rita Hughes was named Dispatcher of the Year by the Emergency Responders Conference for her handling of the crisis. The episode began at the Piere's complex in the early morning of Sept. 9, 2012. When param...

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