06-07-06 - Thursday, the Durant Firefighters Local 3061 recognized Choctaw Nation Chief Grey Pyle. The group gave him an honorary firefighter helmet and a firefighter axe.
Pyle was honored for the Choctaw Nation’s contributions to area fire departments during last year’s grass fires in southeastern Oklahoma. The Choctaw Nation donated fuel and supplies to fire departments across the region.
Pyle says his recognition was a big honor.