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Plovdiv fire fighter awarded with the prize "Fireman of  2009"

Plovdiv fire fighter awarded with the prize "Fireman of 2009"

1/20/2010 11:48:13 AM
Chief Fireman Emil Ivanov, commander of the "Emergency & Saving Activities" group at the Plovdiv Fire Brigade, won the first place at the "Fireman of the 2009" ceremony that took place in Sofia.

The 39-year-old fire fighter has 16 year experience and has taken part in numerous fire operations. In the beginning of 2009, Emil saved the lives of three drowning men who were fishing in the lake outside the town of Laki, in the Rhodope Mountains, when their boat capsized.

The Prime Minister, Boyko Borissov, and the Internal Affairs Minister, Tsvetan Tsvetanov, together with other key government figures, attended the ceremony in the National Palace of Culture, Sofia.
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