President Joe Biden Thursday endorsed local government mandates that require first responders to obtain COVID-19 vaccinations.
While fighting the fire, the lieutenant sustained injuries and was transported a burn unit.
One battalion chief, one lieutenant, and two firefighters will be honored.
Lieutenant Andrew Orphanoudakis, 56, of the Hardeeville (SC) Fire Department.
Firefighter/EMT Kelly Frye, 55, of the City of Cumberland (MD) Fire Department.