Fry named Training Officer of the Year

FALLBROOK – Los Angeles City Fire Captain II Jack Fry, recipient of the Medal of Valor in 1985 from both the California State Firefighters Association and the L.A. City Fire department, recently added another award to his list of accomplishments.

For the last 15 years, in addition to his position with L.A. City Fire, Fry has been working through the California Office of Emergency Services and traveling throughout the state teaching first responders how to respond to hazardous materials calls. He is a primary instructor for courses such as CSTI, NFPA, IAFF and DHS. He has completed numerous state fire marshal HazMat and terrorism courses to enhance his skills.

For his efforts, he was recently awarded the “Training Officer of the Year” award in a ceremony on the USS Midway on Feb. 18. He was also recognized by the LA Fire Commission for his outstanding work.

Fry, a Fallbrook resident, has over 33 years of service with L.A. City Fire Department.

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