Hinsdale paramedics recognized for rescuing woman from house fire

HINSDALE – Five members of the Hinsdale Fire Department were awarded a Unit Citation for demonstrating exceptional skill and proficiency during a Hinsdale house fire in February.

The crew members included Capt. Dave DeWolf, Lt. Bill Claybrook and firefighter/paramedics Steve Tullis, Jim Nichols and Nick McDonough.

Firefighter/paramedics Don Newberry and Dan Majewski also were awarded Individual Citations for their life-saving efforts in rescuing a 91-year-old woman from the burning home on South Bruner Street. All members were heralded for their teamwork and extraordinary actions during the Hinsdale Village Board meeting May 21.