Warner Robins firefighter named state Firefighter of the Year

A Warner Robins firefighter has been named Georgia’s Firefighter of the Year for 2012.

Troy Hamilton was selected for the honor by the Georgia State Firefighters Association, according to a news release from the Warner Robins Fire Department.

He will be recognized at an Aug. 25 banquet in Dalton and will receive a commendation from Gov. Nathan Deal at next year’s Firefighter Recognition Day at the Capitol.

Hamilton has been with the Warner Robins fire department for 14 years and has served as a fire engineer for almost two years, the release states.