First Responder

Pike Road Fireman Receives First Responder Hero Award

Most first responders will tell you each day on the job brings it’s own set of surprises,  but they don’t usually walk in to unexpected recognition. Lieutenant Blake Green is known as “BJ” around the Pike Road Fire Department. When he was presented with Alabama News Network’s and Wettermark Keith’s First Responder Award, it came as no surprise to his…

Beauregard VFD Presented with First Responder Hero Award

Heroes are not always dressed in capes. Sometimes, they’re dressed in fire suits and air tanks. Bearuegard Volunteer firemen and other first responders were honored with a luncheon at Providence Baptist Church in Lee County on Sunday. “They’re volunteers,” pastor Rusty Sowell says. “I mean they don’t get paid a dime. But they have a heart for people and they…

Kowaliga Volunteer Firefighter Receives Alabama News Network’s and Wettermark Keith’s First Responder Hero Award

It’s a tough job battling fires and for  volunteer firefighters it can sometimes be tougher. But Larry Warren is showing what may seem impossible is possible. That is why he is chosen to be Alabama News Network’s and Wettermark Keith’s latest First Responder Hero. Warren’s granddaughter Gracie Clements nominated him for the award. “I wasn’t expecting it but I sure do…

Montgomery EMT Receives First Responder Hero Award

A long-time EMT walked in to some unexpected recognition for her work on the job, Thursday.  Sarah Kreauter was presented with Alabama News Network’s and Wettermark Keith’s First Responder Hero Award. Sarah has worked as an EMT for 28 years. She’s spent the last 19 years at Haynes Ambulance Service in Montgomery. The award may have came as a shock…

Montgomery Firefighter Awarded First Responder Hero Award

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Montgomery firefighter Richard Glenn’s job is to save lives everyday. But now he is being honored for stepping up to a different task-donating his left kidney to Billy Revell in November 2016. “They were starting to search and I felt like this what I needed to do. So I had to go through the tests up…

Honoring First Responders: Montgomery Policeman Awarded After His Response To A School Shooting

Those who work alongside Officer Leroy Manigault say it comes as no surprise that he’s being recognized as first responder of the month. Officer Manigault was nominated by a parent of a Montgomery high school student. He is assigned to Lee High School and was one of the first to jump into action just moments after shots were fired near…

First Responder: Millbrook Fire-Medics Joseph Spitzer, Dewayne Gordon and Lt. Dallas Dunlap

Alabama News Network is partnering with Wettermark Keith law firm to honor first responders in the River Region. We’re honoring three first responders who were nominated by a young man after they saved his life. The three first responders received a drowning call earlier in the spring, then rushed to find Billy Johnson clinging to life. After performing CPR, Johnson…

Officer Recieves First Responder Hero Award

A hero is described as a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. One faithful viewer says Corporal Brian Adams fits that description. That’s why we’re honoring him with our First Responder Hero Award. The patrol officer was nominated for the Alabama News Network Wettermark Keith First Responder Hero Award by a viewer who…

First Responder: Det. Jared Roberson

A first class First Responder goes above and beyond the call of duty every day. Whether aiding the elderly, giving the needy the shirt off his back, or feeding the hungry with his own food, Detective Jared Roberson truly embodies what it means to be a First Responder. Roberson was named the First Responder of the Month of May. He was…