Effingham Fire Chief Bob Tutko recognized several firefighters from Effingham, Altamont, Watson and Shumway districts for work on an Interstate 70 crash scene involving three fatalities. The crash occurred July 20 about four miles west of Effingham. Tutko handed out several Unit Performance Awards to those who went above what is expected. He also recognized and gave certificates of appreciation to two Effingham 911 telecommunicators, Abbott EMS team and area fire departments who helped at the scene or backfilling departments.