Tumilty receives 50-year IVFA membership award

Greensburg, IN — Greensburg firefighter John Tumilty recently received an award from the Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association for 50 years as a member of the association. The award was presented by State Fire Marshal Joel Thacker. In addition to 21 years of service with the Greensburg Fire Department, Tumilty – along with Ray Bentley – started the Decatur County Fire Academy and was instrumental in getting the department’s first set of “Jaws of Life” tool used for extrication.

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