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Thomasville Fire Department names 'Firefighter of the Year'

Engineer Randy Wood named 2017 Firefighter of the Year
Posted at 5:35 PM, Feb 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-28 13:23:54-05

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WTXL) - The Thomasville Fire Department is celebrating one of their own this week.

Engineer Randy Wood was named Firefighter of the Year for 2017.

The department itself has seen a huge growth in leadership and training within the past several years.

Chief Chris Bowman says Wood constantly promotes teamwork and professionalism.

"This award shows a high degree of motivation and firefighter skills, with superior knowledge and personal accomplishments," said Bowman. "The recipient has shown a desire to learn and applied those skills on the ground and at the fire station"

Wood was recognized for his accomplishment at a city council meeting this week.