Local NewsRecord BookLocal Police & Fire PHOTO GALLERY: Salute to firefighters By Staff Reports - 10/10/17 10:08 AM Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Each year, the Brown County Democrat publishes photos of the county’s volunteer firefighters around Fire Prevention Week. These are the men and women who are responding in Brown County: 1 of 7 Cordry Sweetwater Volunteer Fire Department: Front row, left side: Tom Rhode, Fire Capt. Bernie McGaha. Back row, left side: Jim Green, David Bennett, Ambulance Capt. Tereasa Gillentine, Secretary/1st Lt. Teresa Bennett. Front row, right side: Jessica Hostetler, Ryan Slutz, Jack Junnemann. Back row, right side: Audi Brook Bank, Chief Michael Leavitt, 2nd Lt. Travis Hostetler, Treasurer/Fire Lt. Greg Vavul, Mike Fouch. Not pictured: Assistant Chief Gregg Gillentine, Lt. Rodney Gunter, Phil Stephens, Sheryll Durbin, Bill Boyle, James Burgess, Andrea Johnson, Travis Tubbs, Todd Larson, Jennifer Flynn, Dion Walter, Tony Carrico, Ken Jenkins, Mary Fouch, Michael White, Nate Zosso, Alex Larson, Chris Leavitt, Emily Fouch, Jon Lucas, Noah Hostetler. Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department: Back row: Chief Kevin Sebastian, Capt. Jim Norton, Chris Anderson, Assistant Chief Dave Demaree. Front row: Secretary Linda Brown, Lt. Dia Goodrich, life member Debby Goodrich. Not pictured: Safety officer Corina Armstrong, Treasurer Kim Luster, Michele Knoy, Mike Hill, Michelle Sebastian, trainee JP Roudabush, Michael Frick. Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department. Back row: Chief Arlan Pierce, Assistant Chief Dave Frensemeier, Ted Norton, James Fletcher, Matt Roberts, Taylor Childers, Training Officer/Investigator Lt. Brad Reel. Front row: Treasurer Karen Pierce, Ben Williams, Nicole Fletcher holding Lilyana Fletcher, Barbara Williams, Brandy Childers and Madonna Kirby. Not pictured: Ricky Sebastion, Billy Redmon, Capt. Justin Griffith, Amber Fox, probationary firefighter Andrew Justin, Safety Officer Dave Carlile, Secretary Terry Lackey and probationary firefighter David Carlile Jr. Jackson Township Fire Department: Front row: Chief Glenn Elmore, Thomi Elmore, Marilyn Burkhart, Sara Wood, Nancy Hinshaw. Back row: John Mark Moman, Paul Colvin, Bruce Ward, Christian Conner. Not pictured: Assistant Chief September McCabe, Jeff McCabe, James Kakavecos, Chris Ainsworth, Charles Hagen, Sandra Murray, Cathy Perkins, Richie Ford, Charles Cole, Brent Dersch, Greg Smith, Megan Kakavecos, DeAnne Wells, Kathy Smith, Joshua Rosebrock, Arthur Howard, Todd Fisher, Lois Fisher, Danielle Ainsworth, Macey Lance, Gary Huett, Shane Clifton, Rob Allen, Mike Bube, Tom Wood. Brown County (Nashville) Volunteer Fire Department: Back row: Corey Ellegood, associate member Rhona Ellegood, life member Steve Gore, Braden Anderson, Chief Nick Kelp, First Lt. Shawn Fosnight, Jonathan Catt, Ian Catt, Hunter Riebl. Front row: Associate member Amy Smith, associate member Jessica Taylor, Meaghan Fosnight, associate member Dustin Stinson, Aaron Hatchett. Not pictured: Jake Tarter and Eddy Smith. The Southern Brown Volunteer Fire Department. Front row (kneeling): Sara True, Lenora Mathena, Wes Gordon, Terry Miller. Back row: Jeff Marshall, William Newman, Tim True, Donnell Mathena, Chief Brad Lovins, Wayne Heiny, Doug Payne, Chase Malan, Marlene Huber, Steve Payne, Ben Miller (in engine). Board members (in white), front row: Van Buren Township Trustee Vicki Payne, fire board President Tim Kritzer; back row: Bernie Schrader, Treasurer Bill Freeman, Secretary Rick Bryant. Not pictured: Firefighters Evan Johnson, Austin Walsh and Josh Eddins. The Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department: Assistant Chief Aaron Pennington and Chief John Ward.