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Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards 2018

The Excellence in Fire and Emergency Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the fire and emergency services in the last year. Chief Fire Officers, their teams, industry supporters, suppliers and front line firefighters come together to celebrate the work of brigades, teams and individuals who have really made a difference.

We are delighted to confirm that the event will again be held at One Great George Street Londonon 7th December 2018. Nominations and ticket sales for this year's EFE Awards are now closed. 





Emergency Service of the Year:

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service


Fire and Emergency Resilience:

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service


Innovation of the Year:

UAE Civil Defence [Marine firefighting]


Partnership of the Year:

Fit, Fed and Read Partnership, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service


Emergency Services Partnership of the Year:

Winner: County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service


Training Provider of the Year:

International Business Development and Delivery Team, Fire Service College


Project of the Year:

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue


Team of the Year:

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service


Most Influential Woman in Fire:

Diane Dunlevey, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service


International Best Practice:

Pup Upton and Dave Thurston, East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service


Most Influential BAME Individual in Fire:

Satbinder Nar, West Midlands Fire Service


Unsung Hero:

Dennis Wickham, Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service


Outstanding Contribution to the Fire and Rescue Service:

Lewis Ramsay, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Additional Information

Date & Programme:


07 December 2018

12:00 - Doors Open

12:15 - Drinks Receptions Sponsored by Angus Fire

13:00 - 3 Course Dinner

After dinner chocolates sponsored by Bristol Uniforms

15:00 - Awards Ceremony Begins

16:00 - 16:30 Awards Ceremony Ends

The bar will be open downstairs after the awards ceremony for those who wish to continue networking.

Timings are approximate and subject to change.



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