The Belmont County Fire and Squad Officers Association has awarded the 2016 Dispatcher of the Year award to John Cika. John has been a dispatcher with Belmont County 9-1-1 since 2011. He is a graduate of St. John’s Central High School in Bellaire. John has been an active member of the Martins Ferry Fire Department since 1989, is an honorary member of the Martins Ferry Emergency Squad, originally joining in 1994, and an active member of the Neffs Fire Department since 2006.
Belmont County 9-1-1 would like to thank John for his hard work and dedication to safety of the citizens and first responders of Belmont County.