Nostalgia (1982): Firefighter honoured with award

An honour has been gained for Central Regional Fire Brigade thanks to young Ian Wyse of Bainsford.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 21st August 2017, 3:54 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:36 am

Ian was the only firefighter in Scotland to receive a coveted certificate of merit in the recent Leading Fireman exams set by the Fire Services Exam Board.

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Ian, who is serving at the new Bo’ness fire station, won his certificate for outstanding work in the written promotion examination held in Falkirk earlier this year after a very successful year.

By gaining top marks in the examination Ian was continuing a family tradition – his father David is a training officer at Brigade Headquarters in Kirkintilloch.

Ian, who was married in June, joined Central Region Fire Brigade two years ago. He lives with his wife Carol in Bainsford.