The Firemen’s Association of the State of Pennsylvania in conjunction with: VFIS Inc, Provident Insurance Agency and others sponsor awards that are given each year at the Association’s Annual Convention.
The award consists of a Plaque or Certificate and in some cases a monetary stipend. These awards recognize individual members or units of the Fire Service, Fire Companies and Fire Departments and civilians for their outstanding commitment to the improvement of the fire service, for contributing to the saving of a life above and beyond the normal call to duty , for providing the education needed to make our homes, schools and workplace safer and to encourage the development of programs for recruitment and retention of members.
These awards fall into four categories:
- Leadership and Service
- Fire Safety Education
- Recruitment and Retention