On Friday night the Commissioners of Fire District 3 held their annual awards presentation to recognize members from Stations 25 and 27 for their service in 2004. This year Dan Krushinski was presented with an award for being East Franklins Top Responder with 384 calls. Danny was planning on accepting his award via satellite from South Carolina but technical issues werent able to be resolved in time. Wells P. Wilson from East Franklin and Keith Burton from Community received Firefighter of the Year awards for their service in 2004. Keith also received the Top Responder for Community. Also recognized where members for their years of service including our own Howard Reed who was presented with an award for his 50 years of service. Mr. Reed joined East Franklin in July 1954 and remains active in the department to this day attending bi-monthly meetings and attending events throughout the year.