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Clayton Firefighter honored with award

Publish Date:05/11/2018 9:48 AM

The Clayton Fire Department would like to congratulate our own Lt. Brian Zinanni who was recently awarded the Phil Sayer Lifetime Achievement Award from the Firefighters Association of Missouri. 

Brian is a 31-year veteran of emergency services 16 of which are with the Clayton Fire Department.  He currently serves as the lieutenant medical officer on A crew. When not on duty he serves as the state coordinator for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Local Assistance State Team program and state coordinator for the Missouri Fire Service Funeral Assistance Team. He also volunteers with several NFFF programs including Survivors Conference and Hal Bruno Kids Camp, participates in Memorial Weekend events, and is active with Supporting Heroes.

The Phil Sayer Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually to honor an individual whose remarkable achievements in the fire service and community exemplifies outstanding performance.  The award is sponsored by Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Service (VFIS) in conjunction with the Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.  The following non-exclusive list of criteria will be considered during evaluation of the nominee must have given outstanding service to the fire service in general, is not judged for heroism, has overall community involvement and demonstrated their ability to make positive influences on the fire service.

We would like to once again thank Brian for his contributions to the Clayton community and the fire service.

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