By Kaelyn Floyd
First responders from the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) were honored at Congresswoman Grace Napolitano’s fourth annual Congressional Prayer Breakfast at the Grace T. Black Auditorium in El Monte.
The annual event was held on Thursday, November 8, 2018, and pays tribute to the men and women in uniform, recognizing them for their bravery, sacrifice and service.
Congratulations to this year’s honorees!
Division II Honorees
Fire Captain Rudy Gilson – Duarte, Fire Station 44
Fire Captain Andy Ronnow – Covina, Fire Station 152
Fire Captain Marc Scott – Azusa, Fire Station 97
Fire Captain Robert Viers – Glendora, Fire Station 85
Fire Fighter Specialist Jeff Castillejo – San Dimas, Fire Station 64
Fire Fighter Michael Rex – Irwindale, Fire Station 48
Fire Fighter Richard Wells – Baldwin Park, Fire Station 29
Division VIII Honorees
Fire Fighter Specialist Mark Lopez – City of Industry, Fire Station 118
Fire Fighter Specialist Steve Yoder – La Puente, Fire Station 26
Division IX Honoree
Fire Fighter Specialist Stephen Skaar – El Monte, Fire Station 166