LI firefighter who saved driver from fiery accident named Firefighter of the Year

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A firefighter from Long Island has just been named Firefighter of the Year.

Jason Bernfeld is a 16-year veteran of the Melville Volunteer Fire Department.

The Firemen's Association of New York is recognizing Bernfeld for saving a driver from a fiery car that overturned on the Northern State Parkway last year.

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In addition to volunteering as a firefighter, Bernfeld also works for the NYPD's Mounted Unit.
           

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