St Florian is the popular saint that protects firefighters from harm. St. Florian held a high administrative post in the Roman Army during the 4th century. The medal has the likeness of St Florian wearing military armor while holding a house on fire In one hand and a shield in the other hand. St Florian’s image is embossed in the center with the words “SAINT FLORIAN PATRON OF FIREFIGHTERS” encompassing him. Lettering is raised and the medal has a polished finish.