COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Some local EMS workers and firefighters were recognized for their hard work and sacrifice at an award ceremony Thursday.
The city service workers were awarded for their service, valor and hard work they do for the city.
"This is an awards ceremony for our department," said Joshua Rash, fire department medic. "It just recognizes calls that stand out that people go above and beyond to help out."
Rash was awarded the "Firefighter of the Year" award today.
Around 50 people attended today's ceremony, including Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson.