Two Lakeshore Residents Receive OPP Bravery Award

Monday November 1st, 2021

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Left: Robert Thoms is pictured with Inspector Glenn Miller, (Essex County OPP Detachment Commander), Right: Kenneth Baker is pictured with Inspector Glenn Miller.

The Essex County Ontario Provincial Police honoured two civilians for their bravery during a private presentation held in October at the Essex County OPP Detachment.

Robert Thoms and Kenneth Baker received the Commissioner’s Citation for Bravery.

In March of 2020, Thoms and Baker, without regard for their own safety came to the aid of a neighbour, whose home was fully engulfed in flames, they made entry into the home by breaking a window to gain access to ensure everyone was out of the residence.

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