For Immediate Release:
November 12, 2012

Media Contact:
FF Michelle Fayed


MDFR Firefighter Honored for Off-Duty Heroic Act


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) Firefighter Regainne Georges will be honored by the City of Aventura for his heroic acts in saving the life of a police officer while off-duty. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the City of Aventura Commission Chambers located at 19200 West Country Club Drive.

On the night of October 11, 2012, while off-duty, Firefighter Georges witnessed the assault of an Aventura Police Officer. Following the officers unsuccessful attempts to subdue the aggressor, he immediately proceeded to aid the police officer. Firefighter Georges acted without hesitation and with total disregard for his own safety. As a result of his actions he will be recognized for his heroic acts and selfless service to the community.

Who: MDFR Firefighter Regainne Georges

What:Special Recognition by the City of Aventura

When: November 13, 2012, 6:00 p.m.

Where:Commission Chambers 19200 West Country Club Drive Aventura, FL 33180


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