2018 “Firefighter of the Year”

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — The fire department honored one of their own today.

Lieutenant Jason Dillingham is the 2018 Firefighter of the Year.

He was awarded the honor this afternoon.

He has been with the department for 18 years.

Dillingham says he’s blessed to be able to make a difference in the community.

And thought he was in trouble when Chief Gary Ludwig wanted to speak with him.

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