Columbus Division of Fire firefighter William Guerard of Reynoldsburg received the division's October 2013 Firefighter of the Month Award.
Guerard joined the department in 1981. His service and expertise has extended from riding on the engines to ensuring that his fellow servicemen are safe on them. Currently, he works in the Tool and Maintenance Department. In addition to his regular duties, Guerard also serves as a certified HazMat and air supply technician.
Guerard received the Max Haverman Award, which honors the Columbus Firefighter of the Year, in 2008.
He has been actively involved with the Central Ohio Fire Museum and Learning Center, the Columbus Fire Museum and the Scioto Model A Ford Club.