FALLS CITY – The American Legion post in Falls City presented the Kenny Simpson Award for Excellence in Firefighting award to Jon McQueen during the annual firefighters dinner on Feb. 17.
A 35-year fire department volunteer, McQueen has served as an assistant chief.
Legion Post Commander James Liming presented the award, which is named after former legion commander and long-time fire chief. Simpson’s wife Tami and children were present.
Photo caption: Pictured left to right: Trevor Wisdom, Mike Mirelez, Commander James Liming, Brian Vice, Ben Simpson, Tim Daniels, Jon McQueen, Jr Wisdom, Tami Simpson, Nicole Mason, Gary Jorn, and Matt Beer