The Byron Fire Department, incorporated in 1920, installed its new officers and honored its volunteers at a dinner in Byron on Saturday night.
Byron responded to 167 calls in 2010, with 131 of them for EMS, 11 car accidents, one working house fire, one small dump fire, one midsized dump fire, one large dump fire and one gas leak.
Howard Ivison was awarded a 60-year award and Lester Barnard was awarded a 67-year award.
Kevin McKenrick, Steve Lockner and John Durand were awarded their life memberships.
Zack Johnson and Eddie Sharp received the most training hours award.
Judy Yager was awarded a life membership in the Ladies Auxiliary.
Wayne Austin is the new chief. Former chief John Durand becomes 1st assistant chief. David Chup is president and Ken McKenrick Jr., is chairman of the board of directors. Tim McKenrick is president of the exempt officers and Laura Platt is president of the Ladies' Auxiliary.
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