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Austin firefighters honored for West memorial service

The Blotter, Austin American-Statesman

The Austin Fire Department (AFD) announced today that two members of the department have been chosen to share the 100 Club of Central Texas’ "Outstanding Firefighter of the Year" award, which will be formally presented at a ceremony on April 4. Fire Specialist Reggie Tait and Firefighter Coitt Kessler are being lauded for their work on the West, Texas Memorial Service, which honored the lives of nine firefighters who were killed in an explosion at a fertilizer plant in April 2013.

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