CRAIG MORGAN HONORED BY TENNESSEE CITY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
Nashville, Tenn…(March 21, 2010)…Four members of the Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department (TCVFD) gathered backstage at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn Saturday evening to recognize Country Music superstar and celebrated TV host Craig Morgan for his heroics last month in rescuing two small children from a house fire in Charlotte, Tenn.
On behalf of the TCVFD and the National Volunteer Fire Council, Craig Morgan was presented an award for his courageous efforts. He was also awarded honorary lifetime membership to the Tennessee City Fire Department will full rights and privileges as a member, including his own helmet and department identification number, #565.
“I’m humbled by this kind recognition from the Tennessee City Volunteer Fire Department and the National Volunteer Fire Council,” declares Morgan. “They are the real hometown heroes.”
Pictured left to right: TCVFD Training Officer Danny Tucker, Jr, TCVFD Chief Mike Grant, TCVFD Joe Murraca, Craig Morgan, TCVFD Lieutenant Brian Bretoi.
ABOUT CRAIG MORGAN:
One of country music’s best-loved artists, Craig Morgan has made a name for himself with massive radio airplay of his signature hits: “Bonfire,” “Almost Home,” “Redneck Yacht Club,” “That’s What I Love About Sunday” (Billboard’s most-played country song of the year in 2005), and “International Harvester. Craig’s current single, “Still A Little Chicken Left On That Bone,” is the first single from his forthcoming new album. Craig received one of country music’s highest honors when he was inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. Prior to becoming a country music star, Craig Morgan spent over 10 years of active duty in the Army and additional years in the Army Reserves. He is an avid supporter of America’s military personnel and a recipient of the 2006 USO Merit Award. For more information on Craig Morgan, please visit www.craigmorgan.com or follow him on Twitter @cmorganmusic.