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Birchwood firefighter receives long-service award
2:20pm Thursday 12th April 2012 in News
A BIRCHWOOD firefighter has received a long service good conduct medal after completing 20 years with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Andrew Hinde was presented with his accolade by Cheshire’s Lord Lieutenant David Briggs at an awards ceremony in Knutsford.
The Lord Lieutenant said: “The job they do requires humility and respect often delivered under arduous conditions.
“Theirs is a special job, a vocation for which they have been deservedly honoured.”
Chief fire officer Paul Hancock said: “This special award is presented to individuals who have served for 20 years and who have, in that time, shown exemplary behaviour.”