Past County Fire Banquet-2021

2021 Pennington County Firefighter Awards & Recognition

Thank you to all who attended the Pennington County Fire Banquet on October 2nd, hosted by the Pennington County Fire Chiefs Association. We had a lot to celebrate from this past year - 733 career and professionally trained volunteer firefighters with an accumulated 610 plus yeas of service from 20 fire departments; 20 students who completed the Structure class and 12 new EMTs/EMRs. We want to congratulate all the nominees and selections for the various fire categories. We also appreciate the words provided by our guest speaker, Mr. Dan Wenk.

Thank you to all who serve their Community! Stay safe out there.


Rookie of the Year, Brandon Van Lancker, Box Elder VFD Firefighter of the Year, Don Burger, Rockerville VFDFirefighter Fire Officer of the Year, Carrie Schell, Wasta VFD
Dispatcher of the Year, Jim Adams, PennCo ESCC/9-1-1Dispatch

 Lifetime Achievement, Jack Dustman, New Underwood VFDLifetime

Keynote Speaker, Dan WenkWenk  
Memorial ServiceMemorial 2 



Special thank you to Alexa White for creating the video capturing the many adventures from the past year, and to Deb and Scott Hadcock for supplying all the amazing baskets that were given out. We appreciate all of you and your support to our agencies!

Thanks also go out to Denny Gorton and Mark Enright for honoring our fallen Brothers.