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Trinton Jacobs (center) holds the plaque and medal he received for his actions to help save his grandfather, John Drummer (second from left). Bunkie Fire Chief Joey Frank (far left) and Jacob Andries (second from right), of Acadian Ambulance, presented the awards. Paramedics Matt Decuir (next to Andries on right) and Nick Ferguson (not pictured) responded to the 911 call made by Trinton. Other Bunkie Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance employees were on hand to show support for Trinton and his cousin, John’Kiest Lavalais, for their actions during the emergency. {Photo by Garland Forman}

6-year-old receives award for action to save ill grandfather

Quick action and remaining calm under pressure may well be the difference between two young boys mourning the death of their grandpa or being hailed as life-savers.

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