Thomas Township
The following is a list of the people who have won the highest award given within our department. This award is given annually and is voted on by their peers.

2016 Firefighter of the year – Casey Cichowski

 Casey Cichowski, at left, is the 2016 Firefighter of the year.  Chief Michael Cousins, right, presented the award April 2, 2017. Cichowski has served with the department since  2011 and is also Medical First Responder.

The members of the fire department select the recipient.

 
PAST FIREFIGHTERS OF THE YEAR
 2015 – Nick Chad  2000 – Capt. Dave Sommers  1985 – Dennis McMahan
2014 – SO Drake Parent 1999 – Craig Simon 1984 – Roland Marshall
2013 – Jean Harken – Medical Responder 1998 – Lt. Matthew Benkert 1983 – Clarence Schultz
 2012 – Tom Arn 1997 – Gary Fuller 1982 – Lyle Cousins
2011 – John Giacoletti 1996 – Warren Wyatt 1981 – Chief Ken Gauze
2010 – Lt. Brandon Rossi 1995 – Capt. Tom Ruth 1980 – Gary Muter
2009 – Mike Fabish 1994 – Al Kindel 1979 – David Kabobel
2008 – Lt. Ryan Ludwick 1993 – Don Ludwick 1978 – Almarion Sumption
2007 – Gary Fuller 1992 – Asst. Chief Michael Cousins 1977 – Robert Steele
2006 – Lt. Joe Giacoletti 1991 – Jeff Webster  & Lt. Keith Sanford 1976 – Gerald Knoll
2005 – Lt. Jason Grandy 1990 – Ed Kragenbrink 1975 – George Schmidt
2004 – Lt. Pete Stevens 1989 – Asst. Chief Jim Peterson 1974 – Richard Borm
2003 – Brian Leach 1988 – Doug Engel 1973 – Ralph Bowden
2002 – Joshua Mosher 1987 – Thomas Aspin 1972 – Charles Chantiny
2001 – Matthew Hooverman 1986 – Peter Krok 1971 – Duwayne Stockwell
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