Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Commission Honors EMT, Firefighter for Efforts.(Community)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

The Sandoval County Commission on Thursday recognized Dan Shaw of the Placitas Fire Brigade as Firefighter of the Year and Marilia Metal of the Cochiti Lake Fire Department as Emergency Medical Technician of the Year.

Metal's award was picked up by her husband Andy, because she is in Brazil.

"She thanks you and is very proud her work has been recognized," Metal said.

Shaw has served on the Placitas Fire Brigade along with his wife Mary Stuever since moving to Placitas in 1987.

"He is number one on my list," Stuever said Friday. She said being involved in their local fire department is a family affair. She said the couple's twins have grown up in the department. …

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