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Nelsen is Firefighter of the Year

Worland Fire Department presents top honors, years of service awards

 

April 5, 2016

Karla Pomeroy

Worland firefighter Lt. Troy Nelsen (center) with Cassie Melin was honored at the Firefighter of the Year for 2015 at the Worland Fire District banquet Saturday. Presenting the awards were Capt. Brandon Yule (left) and Chief Chris Kocher.

WORLAND - Worland firefighters were honored with years of service pins and the top four annual awards were presented Saturday night at the Worland Elks Club.

The 2015 Firefighter of the Year Award went to Lt. Troy Nelsen. In announcing the award, Chief Chris Kocher said this year's award winner "exemplified the honor throughout the past year."

He said Nelsen is always willing to teach new firefighters, works to make sure things don't fall behind, has a great attitude and is always willing to learn new skills.

Other awards were:

-Rookie of the Year Zeb Craft. Kocher said of Craft, "He's an...



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