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News Release
State Fire Marshal invites nominations for annual Sparky awards - 02/01/19

The Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is accepting nominations for the 2019 Golden and Silver Sparky awards. Nomination forms are available online on the OSFM website at https://www.oregon.gov/osp/Docs/Sparkyform2019.pdf   or by calling Sally Cravinho at 503-934-8205 or emailing sally.cravinho@state.or.us.

The Golden Sparky award recognizes a member of the fire service for outstanding achievement in fire prevention or public fire safety education. The Silver Sparky award recognizes a civilian for outstanding achievement in fire prevention or public fire safety education.

“There are many Oregonians over the past year who have made contributions in fire prevention and fire prevention education, and I encourage everyone to let us know about it,” says Oregon State Fire Marshal Jim Walker. “You don’t have to be a member of the fire service to nominate someone. Nominations may be submitted by any member of the public as well.”

Nominations are open Feb 1st-March 15th. Submit completed forms with an explanation and examples of your nominee’s achievements and contributions to preventing fires and fire losses in Oregon. Send nominations via email or standard mail to avinho@state.or.us">sally.cravinho@state.or.us or Sally Cravinho, 3565 Trelstad Ave. SE, Salem, OR, 97317-9614. Awards will be presented at the 2019 Oregon Fire Marshal Conference in May.