Council Honors Firefighters for Courage in the Line of Duty
Assistant Chief David Keeley and Firefighter Robert Myers were awarded medals of valor for a high-angle rescue of a man trapped in a 100-foot water tower.
Norristown Municipal Council honored two Norristown firefighters on Tuesday night Assistant Chief David Keeley and Firefighter Robert Myers were each awarded a medal of valor for a high-angle, confined-space rescue of a worker trapped in a water tower in Audubon on Dec. 5.
Keeley and another rescue worker, Joe Dishler, manned the rig while Myers rappelled down the inside of the 100-foot tower to free the worker caught in his own rigging 60 feet up. Both Keeley and Myers will be awarded the medal of valor at tonight's meeting.