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Newark Fire Fighters Presented with Valor Awards for Rescuing Several People from a House Fire

By kcora on

The 200 Club of Essex County presented Valor Awards to Newark Fire Captain Delfin Ortiz, Captain Mark Furka and Firefighter Derek Hunter for their heroic rescue of three adults and four juvenile victims in a residential fire.

The ceremony took place Thursday at Nanina’s in the Park, Belleville.

The award recipients were joined by 200 Club Executive Board member Ira Cohen, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose, Newark Fire Chief John Centanni and 200 Club President Lori Hennon Bell.

Photo caption: (left to right) Cohen, Ortiz, Furka, Hunter, Ambrose, Centanni, Hennon Bell