SEMBACH, Germany -- IMCOM-Europe has selected its 2019 Fire and Emergency Services awardees, who will now compete for command-level honors.Tommy Mize, director of IMCOM-Europe, said each individual and department demonstrated resourcefulness and overcame challenges while providing a "positive impact on the communities they serve.""The best candidates have been selected to represent us in each category," he added.They are: *Fire Department of the Year: U.S. Army Garrison Italy.*Fire Department of the Year Medium Category: USAG Bavaria.*Fire Department of the Year Large Category: USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.*Fire Prevention Program of the Year: USAG Italy.*Civilian Fire Fighter of the Year: Christian Schipper, USAG Wiesbaden.*Civilian Fire Officer of the Year: Michael Hill, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.*Fire Service Instructor of the Year: Matteo Manfron, USAG Italy.*Fire Service Dispatcher of the Year: Alisha Braun, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.*Fire Service Inspector of the Year: Mario Hoinigg, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.*EMS provider of the Year: Thomas Heinrich, USAG Rheinland-Pfalz.