The Mansfield Fire Department held its annual awards ceremony on Saturday. Link Briggs Sr. has been named the Firefighter of the year. RichlandSource.com reports, Briggs has been with the Department for 25 years, plus is the chaplain for both the Mansfield Fire and Police Departments. Bill Fiala was named the EMT of the year. Captain Dave Compton and firefighter Todd Toussant both were awarded a Bronze Star for save a woman from a burning building back in October.