RALEIGH - Fire Station 8 was honored as a recipient of the 2014 Raleigh Citizens Advisory Council Neighborhood Recognition Awards. Engine 8 and Car 20 on ďAĒ platoon attended the event, which was held in a ballroom at the Five Points Center for Active Adults on Noble Road. The awards ceremony was preceded by a dinner at 6:00 p.m.
The eventís emcee was Raleigh CAC Chairman Benson Kirkman. The award was presented by West CAC Co-Chairman Jim Paumier. The four firefighters accepted the award and Captain James Roof make some remarks, talking the stationís involvement with the community.
Fifteen awards were presented to individuals and organizations as nominated by each of the cityís fifteen CACs. Since 1977, the Raleigh Citizens Advisory Council (RCAC) has been recognizing significant efforts by property owners, community groups and individuals to enhance the health, safety, and appearance of their neighborhoods.
Pictured are Engine 8 members Capt. James Roof, Lt. Edward Tindal, and Senior Firefighters Tim Godwin and James Jones, along with Division Chief Barry Spain and his Aide First Class Firefighter Ian Griffin.
Mike Legeros photographs.