Bradfordville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department Wins $5,000 in Vector
Security Fire Safety Contest

November 6, 2017

Campaign builds awareness for local volunteer fire companies.

Bradford VFD Rescue

PITTSBURGH, November 6, 2017 – Vector Security announces the winner of its Fire Safety contest with the $5,000 award going to Bradfordville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department based in North Leon County, Tallahassee, Florida. Serving North Leon County, the Bradfordville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department has a dedicated team of volunteers who are fire and EMS professionals that assist residents in vehicle crashes, fires, medical, and other emergencies.

To celebrate Fire Safety Awareness during the month of October, Vector Security launched a campaign to award $5,000 to one fire department. The criteria was simple: take a photo with a representative from your local fire department holding a sign saying, “Vector Security Promotes Fire Safety;” post the photo to your Facebook page with the hashtag #FireSafetyVS17; “like” the Vector Security Facebook page; and submit an online form.

“This year, we wanted to do something extra to recognize the men and women who support our local communities. These heroes command our utmost respect,” says Art Miller, VP, Marketing for Vector Security. “We were impressed with the numerous entries and the creativity of everyone who took the time to enter. Congratulations to Bradfordville’s “creative heroes” who staged the winning photo. We are very proud to award this year’s prize to your Department.”

Miller, along with representatives from Vector Security district and branch locations will officially present the $5,000 check to Chief Sean Ruane on November 17.

“Bradfordville Volunteer Fire & Rescue is grateful to Vector Security for supporting our department,” says Chief Ruane. “The $5,000 will be used to outfit a new brush truck with emergency lights and sirens. Thanks again for supporting our efforts to provide fire and medical services to the residents of northeast Leon County!”

“I couldn’t be prouder to present this check to the brave men and women of Bradfordville,” says Stone Grable, General Manager of the Vector Security Tallahassee Branch. “What a blessing it is to have people like them who unselfishly volunteer to put themselves in harm’s way to help others. Thank you and all of the other agencies that participated in this important campaign designed to build awareness of those who keep us all safe.”

Photo credit: Dawn Carter-Cook at Southern Dawn Photography

About Bradfordville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department
The Bradfordville Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department (, is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 59-3187547) that operates in northeast Leon County. They provide emergency medical and fire service to the residents outside of the City limits within areas including Killearn Lakes, Killearn Acres, Lakeshore, and Golden Eagle. Bradfordville serves as support to the Tallahassee Fire Department and the Leon County Emergency Medical Services.


About Vector Security

For more than 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. ( has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 400,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.

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