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Greg Freshwater honored as firefighter of the year

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

A Waterloo firefighter is honored, during what has been a tough year for the department. 

Greg Freshwater was honored as firefighter of the year during the Waterloo Exchange Club's annual event. 

The award was accepted by his father.

Freshwater died while out on a run, when he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road

His father says Greg had a heart of gold and a desire to help everybody. 

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