On October 17, 2015, the Westwood Fire Department held its annual inspection and dinner at fire headquarters. Several guests were on hand including Mayor Birkner, council members, and Chiefs from surrounding departments. Chief Voorhis recognized several members for years of service. Ex-Cheif James Mawdsley was recognized for 45 years of service. Ex-Chief Rick Woods for 35 years of service. Fire Official Darren Blankenbush for 25 years of service. Ex-Chief Christopher Kelly for 20 years of service. Deputy Chief William Haffler was also presented with the Firefighter of the Year Award.