Any firefighter will tell you that the best way to fight a fire is to prevent it from starting, and few know this better than Michael Kenny of the
For the past 28 years, Michael has been a member of Lynbrook’s Fire Prevention Bureau, helping to get out the message of fire safety and prevention to the Lynbrook community. Michael helps educate the public about smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, fire safety for children and he helps coordinate fire inspection of residential and commercial properties.
According to his fellow firefighters, Michael has a unique ability to alter the way he teaches his fire-safety courses based upon his audience, such as when speaking to senior citizens and children. The community has taken notice, as demonstrated by the countless letters Michael received from appreciative Lynbrook residents.
For his commitment to fire safety and for protecting the residents of Lynbrook, we are proud to present firefighter Michael Kenny with the 2011 Town of Hempstead Firematic Award.