Each year, nine volunteer companies along with CAL FIRE/Napa County Fire’s paid/career staff, select a “Firefighter of the Year.”
“It’s an honor to recognize these individuals for their service and dedication to the Napa County Fire Department and their communities,” said Napa County Fire Chief Scott Upton.
This year’s recipients of the “Firefighter of the Year” award are:
Volunteer firefighters Austin
Simpson from Carneros, Scott Skowronski from Soda Canyon, Sandy Storck from
Capell Valley, Davie Pina from Rutherford, Franco Rodriguez from Dry
Creek/Lokoya, Jonathan Aguilar from Angwin, Yadir Payan from Pope Valley, Nick
Curtain from Deer Park, James and April George from Gordon Valley; and career/paid
staff firefighter, Tim Hoyt from CAL FIRE/Napa County Fire Department.
Attached photo shows:
Top row: Supervisor Mark Luce, Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht, Supervisor Diane Dillon, Supervisor Bill Dodd, Supervisor Keith Caldwell and Rutherford Firefighter Davie Pina
Bottom row: Dry Creek/Lokoya Firefighter Franco Rodriguez, Carneros Firefighter Austin Simpson, CAL FIRE/NCFD Firefighter Tim Hoyt, Capell Valley Firefighter Sandy Storck, Gordon Valley Firefighters James and April George and Soda Canyon Firefighter Scott SkowronskiNot pictured are Deer Park Firefighter Nick Curtain, Pope Valley Firefighter Yadir Payan and Angwin Firefighter Jonathan Aguilar