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Posted on: June 8, 2018

[ARCHIVED] WFD Receives 2018 EMS Star of Life Award

2018 EMS Star of Life Award Group Photo

The Westlake Fire Department was honored with a 2018 Ohio EMS Star of Life Award for the excellent care they provided to fellow Paramedic/Firefighter Brian Allan after he suffered a life-threatening injury while on duty on April 5, 2017. He returned to full duty in September 2017.

The EMS Star of Life Awards, presented on Tuesday, May 22 in Columbus during EMS Week, recognize outstanding achievements and honor those in Ohio’s EMS system whose accomplishments rise above the day-to-day excellence of the system. Read the full account of the event on page 23 in the program posted at

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