“A very big congratulations to Manfred Bialon and Dave Paulette who received their long service awards at the City Hall Council Meeting on Oct. 24th.
Manfred received his award for 35 years in the fire service.
Dave received his award for 45 years in the fire service.
Thank you to Mayor Brian Taylor for presenting these awards.
This is an incredible accomplishment and we want to thank them for their many years serving the community!

Pair of Grand Forks firefighters awarded for decades of service

Manfred Bialon and Dave Paulette recently received their long service awards for decades of service protecting fellow residents from infernos.

The pair received the awards on Oct. 24, presented by former mayor Brian Taylor.

Bialon was honoured for 35 years of service while Paulette was awarded for 45 years.

“This is an incredible accomplishment and we want to thank them for their many years serving the community!” the Grand Forks Fire and Rescue team said in a statement.