NEGAUNEE - Capt. Marc Herring recently received the Negaunee Township Fire/EMS Department Firefighter of the Year Award.
Joining the department in 2008, Herring became second lieutenant in 2009, a position he held until becoming second ladder captain in December.
Herring is also the co-chairman of the department's Fire Safety and Prevention Program, putting in many hours instructing students in the Negaunee schools. He is also a member of the departments firemen's race team and has taken on numerous repairs around the fire station.
The award was presented at the department's 35th anniversary dinner and awards banquet by 2012 firefighter of the year Reuven Romback
Herring and his wife Dawn live in the city of Negaunee and have two children, Marc and Erin.