Heroism Awards
By Lionville Fire Company
October 1, 2019

This morning Assistant Chief Michael Esterlis, Lieutenant William Behrndt and Firefighter Daniel Chapman along with West Whiteland Fire Company Assistant Chief Michael Holmes were presented with the Pop Winters Valor Award for heroic actions by rescuing civilians in 2018.

Assistant Chiefs’ Esterlis and Holmes rescued an elderly woman who was trapped in a house fire.

Lieutenant Behrndt and Firefighter Chapman entered a confined space manure pit at a farm in order to rescue a toddler who had fallen in and was quickly sinking in the product.

Congratulations to those honored this morning. Your Lionville Volunteers are committed to the safety and well being of all who work, live, or visit our area, and are only a phone call away.

Photo credit: Sea Glass Photography