Sharon Township Firefighters During Vehicle Extraction Training


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Sharon Township Firefighters During Vehicle Extraction Training is a picture, with genre photograph.

It was created around 1980-1988.

Worthington Fire and Emergency Medical Services is the Creator. Worthington Fire and Emergency Medical Services is the Contributor.

Pictured here are Sharon Township firefighters during a vehicle extraction training, led by then-retired Sharon Township Fire Chief Louis (Bud) Sanford. Sanford is shown with his hands on the roof and windshield of a car explaining the process to the firefighters looking on. Two people to the right of Sanford is Chief William (Bill) Fields, Jr., who at the time was a firefighter, and was later promoted to captain and then battalion chief.

Both Sanford and Fields joined the department first as volunteers before being hired as firefighters. Sanford became the township's first fire chief in 1961, a post he held until he retired in 1980. Fields was hired in 1978. In 1985, he was awarded Firefighter of the Year by the American Legion Leasure-Blackston Post 239. In 2009, he received the Citizen's Distinguished Service Award from the Columbus Division of Fire for his life-saving efforts at an automobile accident on April 18, 2009. He retired in 2012 after 34 years of service.

On January 1, 1994, the Sharon Township Fire Department was acquired by the City of Worthington. It has been renamed Worthington Division of Fire & EMS.

It covers the topic fire departments.

It features the people Louis (Bud) F. Sanford, 1917-1994 and William (Bill) Anderson Fields, Jr., 1951-2024.

It features the organization Sharon Township Fire Department.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wfd0021a.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on May 23, 2024.