Fire Management Victoria staff Darren Shiell and Ian Westhorpe receive National Medal

Lillian Altman
By Lillian Altman
Updated June 10 2022 - 1:33pm, first published 2:21am
HEROES: Ian Westhorpe and Darren Shiell have won national medals for long service as emergency responders. Picture: Anthony Brady

In 2015 Warrnambool's Darren Shiell and Ian Westhorpe battled Canadian wildfires side-by-side - and now the pair have been awarded for their long-standing careers in emergency response.

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Lillian Altman

Lillian Altman

Journalist

Lillian is an experienced journalist who joined Warrnambool Standard in late 2021. She has a particular interest in writing stories on the arts and culture, health, education, breaking news, police stories, as well as human interest and profiles.

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