Flanders Fire Department firefighters of the year Sean Hintze. Courtesy photo: Westhampton Beach Fire Department/John Neely

The Southampton Town Fire Chiefs’ Council honored East End firefighters and EMTs of the year at a dinner at Dockers restaurant on Dune Road in East Quogue on Saturday.

Sean Hintze received the Flanders Fire Department’s Firefighter of the Year award. Pictured above, from left: Southampton Fire Department ex-chief Buddy Wines, Southampton Fire Department ex-chief Mike Kampf, Flanders Firefighter Sean Hintze, Flanders Fire Department Chief Joseph Jasinski, and Quogue Fire Department ex-chief Ed McGrath. Courtesy photo: Westhampton Beach Fire Department/John Neely

The Riverhead Fire Department had three Firefighter of the Year recipients: Sean Brennan, Donald Visek, Jr., and Brian Raynor. From left: Southampton Fire Department ex-chief Buddy Wines, Southampton Fire Department ex-chief Mike Kampf, firefighter Sean Brennan, firefighter Donald Visek Jr. and firefighter Brian Raynor. Courtesy photo: Westhampton Beach Fire Department/John Neely.

Bruce Talmage was honored as the Riverhead Ambulance Corps’ EMT of the Year. From left: Southhampton Fire Department ex-chief Buddy Wines, Southampton Fire Department ex-chief Mike Kampf, RVAC Assistant Chief Mike Caron, accepting the award on behalf of Bruce Talmage, and Quogue Fire Department ex-chief Ed McGrath. Courtesy photo: Westhampton Beach Fire Department/John Neely.

Correction: This article has been amended to correct the misidentification of RVAC Assistant Chief Mike Caron.

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