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Ford named Tyler Fireman of the year

Tyler Fire Chief David Coble presents Matt Ford with  the Tyler Fire Department Fireman of the Year award.Matt Ford was honored as the 2019 Fireman of the Year at the 28th annual Tyler Fire Department’s awards banquet Saturday, April 6.

Mr. Ford is a local Mount Vernon resident and a Tyler fireman. The “Firefighter of the Year” award is to honor an active firefighter for outstanding acts of heroism and bravery as well as community service. For the rest of this story, see the April 11 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.