NCFD's Bianca Sancic receives statewide Educator's Award

Sancic during the Pink Heals 2011 tour. (Source: NCFD)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- The woman who spends her days informing and educating people on fire safety was recognized Thursday with the Educator's Award from the South Carolina Fire and Life Safety Education Association.

According to the department, Sancic has been employed with the City of North Charleston Fire Department since September 2007.{} She spends a lot of her time in schools, daycares and businesses to teach fire and life safety including how to prevent home fires, to use fire extinguishers, and what to do in emergency situations.

She also works as a liaison for residents and the American Red Cross and other support systems.

"Bianca's passion and creativity make her very effective in delivering fire and life safety education.{} She is very deserving of this recognition from her fellow fire safety professionals," said North Charleston Fire Chief Greg Bulanow.