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More Awards for Redwood City – Firefighters Receive Lions Club Heroism Awards

Here is more exciting news, about a wonderful honor for two of Redwood City’s firefighters. They are to be congratulated for this meaningful recognition – and I’m sure you’ll join me in extending that appreciation to all the other firefighters and staff of the Redwood City Fire Department, as well.

Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs Heroism Award  – Redwood City Firefighter Julie Badertscher

On September 2, 2010 the Redwood City Fire Department responded with other Fire Units to a report of a plane down in the Redwood Shores Lagoon. Upon arrival Firefighter Badertscher entered the water to assist any survivors. Her selfless actions and determination led to the removal of a female passenger of the plane.  Firefighter Badertscher continued to stay in the water to search the submerged aircraft for other survivors. She returned to shore only when she determined there were no other survivors.

For her selfless and courageous actions the Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs presents Redwood City Firefighter Julie Badertscher with the Heroism Award.

Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs Heroism Award – Redwood City Fire Captain Terry Condon

On September 2, 2010 the Redwood City Fire Department responded with other Fire Units to a report of a plane down in the Redwood Shores Lagoon. While returning to fire station 9 from a previous detail, Captain Condon heard on the radio that one member from the E20 crew was going in the water to assist any survivors. He responded to the incident. Upon arrival he entered the lagoon to assist the member from E20. Captain Condon’s courage and determination led to the removal of a female passenger. He continued to search the submerged aircraft for any other survivors. When it was determined that there was no other survivors Captain Condon returned to shore.

For his selfless and courageous actions the Peninsula Council of Lions Clubs presents Redwood City Captain Terry Condon with the Heroism Award.

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