Firefighters, first responders honored with Ironwood ceremony
June 2, 2018
IRONWOOD - Presentation of a lifesaving award to Ironwood Public Safety Department Fire Marshal Brandon Snyder concluded a Friday ceremony honoring first responders of the Feb. 21 fatal fire at 102-104 Aurora St.
Snyder was honored for personally pulling two people to safety out of second and third story windows in apartments of the burning building.
Killed in the fire were Mark Arnold Verrette, 57; Patrick James Somerville, 51, and Levi Dean Watkins, 27.
In addition to firefighters and IPSD officers, Mayor Annette Burchell and city commissioners honored businesses and organizations that as...