Austin Brewer named Moab firefighter of the year
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Austin Brewer poses with his award after being named Moabʼs 2012 Firefighter of the Year.                                                              Courtesy photo
Austin Brewer poses with his award after being named Moabʼs 2012 Firefighter of the Year. Courtesy photo
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Austin Brewer, who has been a member of the Moab Valley Fire Protection District for just over a year, has been named the district’s firefighter of the year. He joined the Moab volunteer fire department in May 2011.

Brewer, who was born in Moab in 1990, said he hopes to further his role in the community as a volunteer for the Moab Valley Fire Protection District. He grew up in the Moab Valley, attending Grand County schools and graduating from Grand County High School. He also attended Dixie College.

Brewer is employed at Moab Powersports and Rentals.

He is “very involved” in fire department activities and comes from line of firefighters, according to a news release from the fire department. Brewer is pursuing a career as a firefighter, according to the news release. In his free time, Brewer likes to race motocross, go hunting, fishing, camping and spend time with family and friends.

Brewer has gone “above and beyond the normal duties of a firefighter in trainings and in the daily operations of the department,” according to district officials. “His dedication, loyalty, and hard work have earned him the respect and admiration of his peers and the prestigious award of 2012 Moab Valley Fire Protection District Firefighter of the Year,” officials said in the news release.

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