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Safe Driving in 2011 Wins Award for Portland Firefighter Jeremy Fraijo

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Firefighter Fraijo onscene at a residential fire

Portland Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce that Firefighter Jeremy Fraijo has been selected as the recipient of the “2011 Safe Driving Award” sponsored by the City of Portland Risk Management.

Firefighter Fraijo was hired in August 1999 and currently serves on the Truck at Station 8 (Kenton/Piedmont), A-Shift in North Portland.  Here at Portland Fire & Rescue, Fraijo is a tillerman and works on PF&R's Wildfire Strike Team. Fraijo drives and helps maintain Station 8’s fire truck and has an impeccable driving record.

Safe driving is extremely important since nationally, vehicle accidents are the second leading cause of on-duty death for firefighters.  Safe driving skills are one of the keys to preventing a similar tragedy for the firefighters of Portland Fire & Rescue.

Firefighter Jeremy Fraijo will be receiving a Letter of Commendation at Portland Fire & Rescue’s Award Ceremony in the Spring of 2012 as recognition of his achievement as Safe Driver of the Year 2011!

Portland Fire & Rescue appreciates Firefighter Jeremy Fraijo’s dedication to safe driving throughout his career.

Congratulations Firefighter Fraijo!


  Portland Fire & Rescue 

   We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

   December 19, 2011 


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Defensive Driver

January 27, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Bravo! Hat's off to Jeremy Fraijo. These guys put their lives on the line every day. The least we can do, as drivers, is get out of their way when we see them, or hear their sirens. They endure enough risk without having to deal with drivers. Again, congrats to Jeremy.

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