• Ron Wertz Awarded Emergency Medical Technician Gold Medal

    Pictured L-R; Martin Spani, VFW Post 1040 Commander, Ron A. Wertz, EMT of the Year.

    On January 16, 2014, VFW Post 1040 Commander, Martin Spani, awarded the Emergency Medical Technician Gold Medal Award to South Bay Fire’s long-time volunteer Ronald A. Wertz. Ron received this award for giving 34 tireless years of service to the Fire department. During his tenure with the Department he held the position of Firefighter/EMT, level One Firefighter, Shift Captain and Incident Command CPR instructor. Ron Wertz is outstanding in his field, well representing the South bay Fire Department and is extremely deserving of the award!