Congratulations from CFOA to fire and rescue service colleagues recognised in the New Year Honours List.
The honours, which are given for services including those to the fire and rescue services, fire safety and to the community were awarded to the following.
Awarded the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)
Paul Fuller, Bedfordshire FRS. Services to the fire and rescue service
Neil O’Connor. Director, Fire, Resilience and Emergencies,
DCLG. For services to Fire Safety and Flood Resilience.
Awarded the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Sean Moore, West Midlands FRS. Seconded to CNR. UK fire service urban search and rescue. For services to search and rescue in the UK and Abroad.
Awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)
Maurice Dodd, Volunteer, North East of Scotland Fire Heritage Trust. For voluntary service to the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service in the North East of Scotland.
David Lenagan, for services to Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the Children’s Burns Foundation.
Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)
David Pike, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service. For services to the Fire and Rescue Service and the community. (Medallist of the Order of the British Empire)
Kenneth Ball, Station Manager, Consett Fire Station, County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire and Rescue and the community in County Durham
Richard King, Retained Watch Manager, Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service. For services to Fire and Rescue and to Emergency Medical Care.
Ian Washburn, Drum Major, Devon and Somerset Ceremonial Unit, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Services. For voluntary services to Music and Firefighters’ Welfare.
Awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal (QFSM)
David Brown, Director of Operations, Prevention and Response. London Fire Brigade
Thomas Capeling, Chief Fire Officer, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service
Mark James, Chief Fire Officer, States of Jersey Fire and Rescue Service
Simon Routh-Jones, Chief Fire Officer, Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service
David Walton, Assistant Chief Fire Officer, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service
Peter Murray, Assistant Chief Officer, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Sarah O’Donnell, Director of Finance and Contractual Services , Scottish Fire and Rescue Service