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City Firefighters Receive Top Service Honor

May 7th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

On March 7th Cumberland Firefighters Brayden Pennington and Nick Miller responded to a medical call from the Cumberland Arms apartment building at Baltimore and Liberty streets. Arriving at the scene the two men rescued Bonnie Friend and Timothy and Barbara Savage using a fire extinquisher to knock the blaze down. Residents of the high-rise were evacuated for about an hour until it was ventilated and cleared for the occupants to return. For their lifesaving efforts, Pennington and Miller were recently granted the Kenneth P. Schell Award, the highest service honor the department bestows. The award was presented by Chief Donnie Dunn in an informal ceremony. Their efforts were also noted during this week’s City Council meeting. Councilman Rock Cioni…