2017 Meritorious Awards


Each year the Mesquite Fire Department honors its employees through a presentation of awards for superior public service to our citizens. This year 25 individuals were honored from the department for their professional and courageous service. The following individuals were presented with their respective awards on February 6 at the Mesquite City Council meeting.

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Pictured above from left to right: Firefighter/Paramedic Matthew Koop, Firefighter/Paramedic Jacob Heise, Mayor Stan Pickett, Firefighter/Paramedic Jesse Kingery, Fire Chief Mark Kerby and Driver-Engineer/Paramedic Gary Sherman.

Paramedic, Fire Officer, and Firefighter of the Year Awards

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Paramedic of the Year
Firefighter/Paramedic Eric Wright


Read more about Firefighter/Paramedic Wright and his service to our community.
Fire Officer of the Year
Deputy Chief Tom Lindsay

Firefighter of the Year
Firefighter/Paramedic Samantha Criswell

Lifesaving Awards

This year five lifesaving awards were presented to 22 firefighters representing seven companies and four fire stations. Those individuals recognized for their courageous service are listed below along with the dates of the lifesaving events. Links to information about each event are also offered.
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Pictured above from left to right: Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Potter, Mayor Stan Pickett, Firefighter/Paramedic Jerry Jedlicka, Fire Chief Mark Kerby and Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Dillon.
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Pictured above from left to right: Mayor Stan Pickett, Firefighter Isaac Joseph, Fire Chief Mark Kerby and Firefighter/Paramedic Elliot Howard.

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Pictured above from left to right: Firefighter/Paramedic Kristopher Bravo, Mayor Stan Pickett, Fire Chief Mark Kerby and Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Glasgow.
Pictured above from left to right: Mayor Stan Pickett, Firefighter/Paramedic Brett Phillips, Fire Chief Mark Kerby and Firefighter/Paramedic Kristopher Bravo.
February 3, 2016 - Read about this lifesaving event.
Ambulance 1 - Firefighter/Paramedic Jerry Jedlicka, and Firefighter/Paramedic Kenneth Holt.
Engine 1 -  Lieutenant/Paramedic David Ivie, and Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Potter, and Firefighter/Paramedic Jeff Dillon.

June 22, 2016 - Read about this lifesaving event.
Ambulance 1 - Firefighter/Paramedic Elliot Howard, Firefighter/Paramedic Blake Turner, and Firefighter Isaac Joseph.

August 9, 2016 - Read about this lifesaving event.
Ambulance 2 - Firefighter/Paramedic David Lester, and Firefighter/Paramedic Kristopher Bravo.
Engine 3 - Captain Jason Eddy, Driver-Engineer/Paramedic David Judd, Firefighter/Paramedic Brody Hodge, and Firefighter/Paramedic Michael Glasgow.

August 13, 2016 - Read about this lifesaving event.
Ambulance 5 - Firefighter/Paramedic Brett Phillips, and Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Ward.
Truck 2 - Captain Jon Capps, Firefighter/Paramedic Andrew Pratz, and Firefighter/Paramedic Kristopher Bravo.

October 11, 2016 - Read about this lifesaving event.
Ambulance 2 - Firefighter/Paramedic Jesse Kingery, and Firefighter/Paramedic Jacob Heise.
Engine 2 - Lieutenant/Paramedic David Ivie, Driver-Engineer/Paramedic Gary Sherman, and Firefighter/Paramedic Matthew Koop.
Meritorious Awards from Prior Years

2016 Meritorious Awards