Rotary Club honors Fire Department captain

The Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club recently gave its annual public safety professional award to Capt. Timothy R. Cottrell, center, from the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department. Chief John Paul Jones, right, talked about the professionalism and heroism of Capt. Cottrell. (Photo from KCK Rotary Club)
The Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club recently gave its annual public safety professional award to Capt. Timothy R. Cottrell, center, from the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department. Chief John Paul Jones, right, talked about the professionalism and heroism of Capt. Cottrell. (Photo from KCK Rotary Club)

The Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club recently gave its annual public safety professional award to Capt. Timothy R. Cottrell from the Kansas City, Kan., Fire Department.

Capt. Cottrell was introduced by Fire Chief John Paul Jones, who shared highlights about Cottrell’s professionalism and heroism. Also attending the awards presentation were Senior Deputy Chief Craig Duke, Deputy Chief Mike Wilson and Senior Operations Chief Dave Korosac.

Annually the Rotary Club recognizes an outstanding public safety professional from the Fire Department. This Kansas City, Kan., Rotary Club program shows appreciation to the individuals who do so much to protect our community, a club spokesman stated.

The leadership of the Fire Department selects an outstanding individual from the department to receive this award, recognizing the individual’s dedication and service to the community.

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