Trauma Burn Center seeks candidates for Leland Gayheart Prevention Award
Leland Gayheart was a 23-year-old firefighter who lost his life due to a devastating burn injury in 1991.
As a tribute, the Leland Gayheart Prevention Award was created to encourage prevention programs within local fire departments. An honorarium is awarded annually to fire departments whose innovative efforts have demonstrated a statewide, countywide or citywide impact on prevention and fire safety.
This award is presented in joint effort by the Gayheart family and the U-M Trauma Burn Center.
The prestigious honor includes a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque.
Click here for entry requirements and to find the nomination form.
Please note, all nominations must be postmarked by Oct. 5.