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Chamber honors SVFD with 'heroes' award

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce created a new award in 2012, “Heroes Among Us.”

This year’s recipients are all of the area fire departments because of the hard work that they did while they were fighting the wildfires in 2012 that burned nearly 6000 acres in Cheyenne, Kimball and Banner Counties.

Awards are being given to the Sidney, Dalton, Potter, Gurley and Lodgepole volunteer fire departments. At the Chamber of Commerce banquet, all of the firemen were recognized and those firemen who were in attendance stood up. Now the physical awards are being given to the fire depart...


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