LAS VEGAS–Bullhead City Fire Department medic Brian Abeyta (far right) was honored Friday night with the “Heroes with Heart” award during a ceremony held in Las Vegas.

Bullhead Fire spokeswoman Lori Viles said the Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) awarded Abeyta for his outstanding efforts for going above and beyond during a crisis involving a mother and her young child.

The Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that those who are emotionally traumatized in emergency situations receive the assistance they need.