GR firefighter named MI’s firefighter of the year

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Grand Rapids firefighter will be receiving the 2014 Michigan American Legion Firefighter of the Year Award.

Equipment Operator Mike Uzarski will be honored at the 96th Annual American Legion State Convention in Livonia on Friday, June 27.

Uzarski was nominated for the award by the American Legion-Furniture City Post #258.

Last April, Uzarski received the 2013 Grand Rapids Firefighter of the Year.

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