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Chief Fire Officer Chris Davies
awarded Queen’s Fire Service Medal.

                                              On receiving the Queen’s Fire Service Medal,
                                              Chris tweeted that he was “so proud to
                                              have received my QFSM at the Palace on
                                              Friday. What a memorable day for me and my

                                              Chris joined South Glamorgan Fire Service

                                              in 1984 and served at Cardiff, Ely, Roath and

                                              Whitchurch stations both as a firefighter and

                                              officer. During his service at South Wales

                                              Fire and Rescue Service he rose to the rank

                                              of Head of Community Safety and, on two

On Friday 16th June 2017, Chief Fire          separate occasions, seconded to the Fire

Officer Chris Davies of Mid and West          Service College and the Government’s New

Wales Fire and Rescue Service travelled       Dimension project.

to Buckingham Palace to receive the           Chris Davies joined Mid and West Wales Fire
Queen’s Fire Service Medal.                   and Rescue Service in 2008 as Corporate

Named in Her Majesty’s New Year Honours       Head of Community Risk Reduction before

list, Chris has received recognition for his  being promoted to the role of Assistant

dedication to a life-saving service.          Chief Fire Officer in 2011. In 2014, Chris was

Each year the New Year Honours recognises     appointed Chief Fire Officer for Mid and West
people who have made achievements in          Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

public life and committed themselves to       Chris has two sons and lives with his partner

“serving and helping the United Kingdom.      Ceri, in the Mumbles area of Swansea.

I am absolutely delighted, honoured and proud to have received this award. I
have served 32 years in the Fire and Rescue Service and enjoyed every minute of
my time, to be recognised in this way is truly humbling and I would like to thank
everyone who has worked with me during my career.

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