Carl Dashnaw, Canton, NY

Canton, NY, City Carrier Assistant Carl Dashnaw was delivering mail when he smelled gas coming from a vacant house. He called the gas company, which found a ruptured pipe and repaired it. Dashnaw’s actions were credited with preventing an explosion.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.