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2022 Firefighter of the Year

The Shaker Pines Fire Department would like to recognize Phil Kober as Firefighter of the Year 2022. Phil joined the department as a volunteer in July 2020. Starting in July 2023, Phil became a full time firefighter and became a nationally certified EMT.  He left full time status at the CT National Guard, but stayed on as a reservist. He also formerly worked with the Department of Corrections. He has served president of the Shaker Pines Firefighters Association in 2023. Phil is married to his wife Erin and they have two children.

Congratulations Phil! We hope your career is long and healthy.

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Past Award Winners

2008 - William York                                2009 - Amanda Mele                          2010 - Chris Davis

2011 - William Blinn                               2012 - Sarah Bewsee                         2013-Thomas McGuire 

2014- John Guzie                                  2015 - Joel Izquierdo                          2016- Damian McCartney

2017- Joe Jude Kara                             2018- Mike Waterman                         2019- 

2020- Steve Harz                                   2021- Nick Bertrand                           2022- Phillip Kober


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