The Independence City Commission recognized two firefighters with a Life-Saving Award at last night's commission meeting.
On April 8th Independence Fire-EMS was dispatched to a structure fire located on South 14th Street. Upon arrival, heavy smoke and flames were visible. Lt. Keenan Fyfe and Rural Firefighter Jordan Schmidt entered the structure for an initial search, located the victim in a bedroom and moved the victim outside to an awaiting ambulance.
IFD congratulates Lt. Fyfe and Firefighter Schmidt for their actions on April 8th and for the life they saved.