A volunteer at the Burrawang Rural Fire Service Brigade has been awarded the Illawarra Adult Volunteer of the Year.
Phillipa Drewett has been with the brigade now for 11 years.
She's the current President and has now trained 10 new members since the Black Summer fires.
Deputy Captain Elizabeth Ellis said Phillipa has plenty of outstanding qualities.
'' She's a very good firefighter, she looks out for her crew and makes sure that everything is ready before the trucks leave the station " she said.
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