WOODSTOCK FIRE DEPARTMENT

Woodstock Fire Department members, from left, Isaac “Butch” Funk, President Phyllis Fleming, Chief Wayne Bowers, Lt. Zachary Hottel and Sgt. Adam Burner hold the award given to the department for best practices in fire service health and safety. The award was presented by the Virginia Fire Chief’s Association at the state fire rescue conference on Feb. 23 in Virginia Beach. The award recognizes the department for its efforts in reducing the risk of cancer among their firefighters.