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Medal for long-serving Clacton firefighter
2:00pm Wednesday 30th October 2013 in News
A CLACTON firefighter has been handed a medal for his dedication and commitment to the service.
Station Officer Stuart Hare, of Clacton, was honoured after serving with Essex Fire Service for 20 years.
He was presented with a medal marking the achievement along with other long-serving lifesavers at a special ceremony last week.
The Long Service and Good Conduct award was presented by Essex High Sheriff Mrs Julia M S Abel Smith DL.
Chief fire officer David Johnson said: “Officers like Stuart are the backbone of Essex County Fire and Rescue Service; they serve with pride and dedication.
“They have given 20 years of exemplary service to the communities of Essex and in that time have developed a wealth of knowledge and experience which they can bring to bear in protecting and serving those communities.
“This medal recognises their achievement and is presented by us on behalf of the Monarch and a grateful community.”