Some of the greatest first responders get their respect just by walking into a room. Fred is no exception.

Photo submitted by Isaiah Dobson
Photo submitted by Isaiah Dobson

Meet Fred Mazza

As a long serving member of the Floyd Fire Department, Fred goes far above and beyond for his community. His years of service have not only made him a staple in the community, but someone everyone looks up to.

It's not easy being a firefighter, but Fred proves year after year his passion for protecting his community remains strong. Many of the younger firefighters actually see him as a father figure.

Everyone here at the Floyd Fire Department wants to say thank you to him for everything he does in and outside the Department

Nominate a First Responder

Do you know a first responder that deserves to be recognized? Tell us about someone who should be honored in Central New York - a firefighter, police officer, EMT, forest ranger, paramedic, DEC officer, military, rescuer, front-line worker, or any other person first on the scene.

Include their name, a picture, and why they should be recognized during 'First Responder Friday." We'll honor one first responder every Friday and as a way to say thank you, we'll give them an oil change from Jiffy Lube on Commercial Drive in New Hartford and a Bundt cake from Nothing Bundt Cakes.

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