(LAS VEGAS) – Las Vegas Firefighters are proud to announce that their own Las Vegas firefighter paramedic Benjamin Kole has been named AAA’s Rescuer of the Year. As part of this award, Kole will be donating $11,000 through AAA to the American Red Cross Southern Nevada Chapter. This donation will be donated on behalf of the Las Vegas Firefighters and AAA.
On October 23rd, 2014 Benjamin Kole was invited to the Paris Hotel & Casino’s Ballroom to attend the Red Cross Everyday Heroes Awards recognizing his heroism and courage. Ben Kole accepted, on behalf of the Las Vegas Firefighters, the Red Cross “Everyday Hero” Award in the firefighter category! Due to his heroic act the Las Vegas Firefighters, Professional Fire Fighters of Nevada, Henderson Professional Fire Fighters, and Henderson Police Officers’ Association came out to Red Cross Everyday Heroes Awards event to support Kole’s heroic achievement.