Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills Firefighters Celebrate Backdraft Ball
UP THE LADDER– Firefighter Adam Meinhardt (pictured) was one of many Beverly Hills Firefighters who balanced on a ladder as guests entered the ballroom at the Beverly Hilton for Tuesday evening’s Backdraft Ball. Mark Hein was honored at the event as Beverly Hills Firefighter of the Year. Actor Steven Webb emceed the evening and firefighter Chad Beery sang the National Anthem. Though all receipts are not yet in, organizers say it appears this year’s event raised more money than ever. The event is the Beverly Hills Firefighters’ Association’s main fundraiser of the year and supports the Post-Retirement Medical Benefit Trust Fund for the BHFA, which provides medical insurance for city firefighters and their families after they retire.