Former Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service officer recognised in New Year’s Honours List

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service former Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Terry McDermott was awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal (QFSM)(QFSM) in the New Year’s Honours List. Mr. McDermott retired from Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service in September 2019 following a 30 year career that saw him serve at Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS). In 2014 he left Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service and joined Derbyshire

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Watson joins London Fire Brigade fire dog detectives Sherlock and Simba

A new four-legged trainee has joined the ranks of the London Fire Brigade dog detectives. Watson the English springer spaniel is going through an intensive training programme with the hope he will be put to work alongside his canine colleagues Sherlock and Simba early next year. In a first for the Brigade, Watson has come from a litter bred by the Metropolitan Police Service and has been gifted as part of