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100 Firefighters Recognized at Medal Day

The awards were handed out on Saturday in Doral.

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    Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
    One hundred Miami-Dade County firefighters are being recognized for their service during Medal Day.

    One hundred Miami-Dade County firefighters are being recognized for their service during Medal Day.

    A statement from Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says Medal Day recognizes "the meritorious efforts of the men and women who perform above and beyond the call of duty in a job that requires unparalleled bravery every day."

    The awards were handed out on Saturday in Doral. This is the 14th annual Medal Day.

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    The firefighters are being recognized in five different categories, with the highest being the Exceptional Service Award. Award recipients include firefighters who saved a person from a near drowning to those who saved two children from a burning home.